Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing

Whitireia Community Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Nursing

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$4,450

over 1 Year - details

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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.
This programme builds on the existing knowledge and experience of the graduate nurse, while providing an environment that ensures the supported acquisition of knowledge and skills in a specialty area. There are optional streams in Mental Health and Addiction Nursing, Change of Scope, and Medical Nursing.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Registered nurse with a current NZ practicing certificate (or equivalent), Bachelor degree (or equivalent); currently employed in a relevant clinical setting.  Te Pou funded only: employed in a Ministry of Health funded mental health service (0.7 FTE or more).

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$4,450 $4,450
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$12,258 $12,258
Total $16,708 $16,708

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


Student Success

96%


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 $64,681
Earnings range $43,939 - $75,031
In employment 70%
In further study 25%
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Thomas Tippet Trust Awards

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Canterbury Region) - The Regional Secretary

Website:

http://www.nzno.org.nz/support/scholarships

Value:

Refer to application organisation

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Ian Campbell Scholarship

Provided by:

Wellington Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.wppdt.org/

Value:

Determined annually by the Trustees

Read more

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

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101
Email: info@whitireia.ac.nz
Web: http://www.whitireia.ac.nz

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.

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.

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