Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing Science

Victoria University of Wellington

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Entry requirements

A bachelors degree and New Zealand Registered Nurse status.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have research skills and will apply their advanced understanding of pathophysiology to their particular practice setting. They will use their expertise to improve health outcomes in their specialist area of nursing practice and will be able to advance their career in that area. Graduates can progress to further study in the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Science and then to the Master of Nursing Science.

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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