Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing

Whitireia Community Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Nursing

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Registered nurse with a current NZ practicing certificate (or equivalent), Bachelor degree (or equivalent); currently employed in a relevant clinical setting Change of Scope stream: Nursing Council approval
(International: IELTS 7.0 in each band)

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Nursing at this level can earn:

$64,000

Median earnings one year after study

$66,000

Median earnings two years after study

$64,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

67%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Florence Nightingale Memorial Fund Grants

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - Scholarships & Grants

Website:

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

Value:

Up to $800

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Diabetes Nurses Professional Development Grant

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - The Administrator

Website:

http://www.nzno.org.nz

Value:

Refer to 'Additional Information.'

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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

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.

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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