Bachelor of Nursing Pacific
Manukau Institute of Technology Ltd
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The qualification provides the opportunities to develop the competencies required by the Nursing Council of New Zealand and prepares students for their State Final examination and for a career in any health in all settings.
In addition specific aims of the qualification are to:
*Increase the number of registered nurses of Pacific Island descent.
*Enrich the nursing profession and enhance registered nurses' contribution to health outcomes by incorporating the values; identities and cultures of Pacific people in nursing.
*Prepare registered nurses to work effectively in two worlds - Pacific and all peoples.
*Develop and strengthen registered nurses' cultural identity and potential to take on future leadership roles/responsibilities both within their communities and the nursing profession.
*Prepare registered nurses with the knowledge and competence to practice in a culturally safe way with Pacific peoples and pacific communities. Provide a firm foundation for lifelong learning.
Key Information for Students
All enrolments in the Bachelor of Nursing Pacific programme are encouraged to attend an information session. 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. OR *Applicants who have completed the New Zealand Certificate in Career and Study Preparation (Nursing Studies) who achieve a B grade or higher in all subjects will be offered a place on the BNP programme subject to referee reports and available places. Students who did not achieve B grades or higher will be considered on an individual basis by the HOS. OR *Applicants must be able to demonstrate a mature approach to study; ability to pass a science diagnostic test; the ability to manage their time; ability to seek support; a strong motivation to work in the Health Sector; the ability to read and
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$47,712 - $63,120|
|In further study||29%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Florence Nightingale Memorial Fund Grants
NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - Scholarships & Grants
Up to $800
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.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.