Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Science

Victoria University of Wellington

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

A bachelor's degree and New Zealand Registered Nurse status.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will demonstrate advanced knowledge in their specialist area of nursing practice. They will employ knowledge of pathophysiological concepts to their practice, to their understanding of current nursing practice issues and to their assessment skills. The diploma may lead to more advanced study such as a Master of Nursing Science degree. Employment pathways include advanced clinical or management nursing roles.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Nursing at this level can earn:

$69,000

Median earnings one year after study

$74,000

Median earnings two years after study

$77,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

94%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ian Campbell Scholarship

Provided by:

Wellington Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.wppdt.org/

Value:

Determined annually by the Trustees

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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

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

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

Sources

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