Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Science

Victoria University of Wellington

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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:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601

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