Bachelor of Nursing

Manukau Institute of Technology Ltd

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3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of the qualification is to prepare candidates to gain entry to the NCNZ register as a nurse, and to meet requirements for conferment of the MIT Bachelor of Nursing degree. Graduates are prepared to work effectively in the dynamic and culturally diverse healthcare environment in a variety of settings, in particular in the community and primary healthcare setting, which is consistent with Government policy.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

All enrolments in the Bachelor of Nursing programme are subject to the approval of an entry and selection team. All applicants must complete a health declaration and the New Zealand Nursing Council requires criminal convictions to be declared. Applicants must meet the following entry requirements: University Entrance: NCEA Level 3 Three subjects - at Level 3 or above, made up of: 14 credits each, in three approved subjects Literacy - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of: 5 credits in reading 5 credits in writing Numeracy - 10 credits at Level 1 or above, made up of: achievement standards - specified achievement standards available through a range of subjects, or unit standards - package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627- all three required). and A minimum of 12 credits at NQF Level 2 or higher from the subjects listed below: - Biology - Chemistry - Physics - Science or NCEA Level 2 Applicants must hold at least 80 credits at NCEA Level 2, of which 40 credits must be at merit or excellence. Of the 80 NCEA Level 2 credits, students must have gained a minimum of 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing in English or Te Reo Maori and A minimum of 12 credits from the subjects listed below: - Biology - Chemistry - Physics - Science and A minimum of 10 credits at Level 1 or higher in mathematics An interview may be required to determine the candidate's preparedness for tertiary studies. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following attributes: Effective interpersonal communication skills Good personal presentation Maturity and a positive attitude Commitment and motivation to succeed OR Cambridge International Examinations 120 points on the UCAS Tariff with a minimum grade of D in at least three subjects equivalent to those in the list approved for NZUEBS and NCEA at AS, A2 (or A) level. AND A minimum D pass in IGCSE Mathematics. AND A minimum E pass in AS English. Candidates must meet the equivalent science requirements as speci

Detailed requirements

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3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,440 $19,320
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,976 $32,929
Total $17,416 $52,249

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $56,330
Earnings range $47,712 - $63,120
In employment 67%
In further study 29%
On a benefit 1%

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Scholarship information

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Diabetes Nurses Professional Development Grant

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NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - The Administrator



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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 22 62 62
Phone: (0800) 626252
Fax: (09) 968 8701

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Where does this information come from?

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