Bachelor of Nursing

University of Waikato

Subject area

Nursing

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand University Entrance qualification or equivalent, and by selection process to ensure admission criteria is met by the University, and for registration to the Nursing Council of New Zealand.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Bachelor of Nursing (BNurs) programme prepares nurses to deliver person-centred care that aligns with the diverse health needs of the Aotearoa population, incorporating a strong focus on the child and family, mental health and addiction across the lifespan, as well as mental health across acute, primary and rural care settings. Graduates of the University of Waikato BNurs degree will be able to: work effectively in a range of clinical settings across the continuum of care and the lifespan; utilise their nursing knowledge and evidenced-based research skills alongside complex nursing judgement to holistically assess needs that impact on physical and mental health; and provide culturally responsive care and support to people to manage their health and wellbeing. They will enter the workforce with skills and capabilities in leadership, research and education and will be able to integrate psychological processes and understanding into all patient care.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Nursing at this level can earn:

$44,000

Median earnings one year after study

$53,000

Median earnings two years after study

$63,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

57%

Employment rate two years after study

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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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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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 924 528
Phone: (07) 838 4448
Fax: (07) 838 4253
Email: recruitment@waikato.ac.nz
Web: http://www.waikato.ac.nz

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Sources

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