Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Health Care Specialty Nursing


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1 Year

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this programme is to provide the health and social sector with graduates who have attained advanced knowledge and scholarship through application of research to their professional practice context.
Graduates will have gained additional, knowledge and skills to provide specialty Registered Nurse care for a variety of primary health care settings including Well Child/Tamariki Ora (Plunket nursing), district nursing, public health nursing, practice nursing, aged and residential care setting, Whanau ora, occupational health, youth health.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Registered health professional with NZ practicing certificate, Bachelor degree or equivalent AND relevant clinical employment for a minimum of 2 days (15 hours) per week. (International: IELTS 7.0)

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$4,668 $4,668
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$12,745 $12,745
Total $17,413 $17,413

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

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 N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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