Bachelor of Nursing

Waikato Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area




3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

A nationally recognised undergraduate degree in nursing leading to registration as a comprehensive nurse and beginning practitioner.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

General Academic Admission a) Candidates are required to have: i) University Entrance (UE), or equivalent, comprised of 60 credits at NCEA Level 3 or above and 20 credits at NCEA Level 2 or above, including: (1) 14 credits each at NCEA Level 3 in three approved subjects made up of: (a) 14 credits in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Science; (b) 14 credits in an English language-rich subject (such as English, History, Art History, Classics, Geography or Economics, Media Studies, or Religious Studies); and (c) 14 credits in one further approved subject. o Literacy - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of: (1) 5 credits in reading (2) 5 credits in writing o Numeracy - 10 credits at Level 1 or above, made up of: (1) achievement standards specified achievement standards available through a range of subjects, or (2) unit standards - package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627- all three required). b) Candidates who have studied on a Nursing Degree programme at another institution will need to meet the Wintec Bachelor of Nursing programme entry requirements or equivalent. They will also need a letter of recommendation and a confidential report on the student from the Head of School of the previous programme, before they will be considered for admission to the Wintec Bachelor of Nursing programme. c) Candidates who have completed an approved foundation, bridging or tertiary introductory programme in Health at Level 4, with 60% or higher in all modules will be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Nursing programme.

Detailed requirements

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3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,840 $20,520
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$11,153 $33,458
Total $17,993 $53,978

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $56,330
Earnings range $47,712 - $63,120
In employment 67%
In further study 29%
On a benefit 1%

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Thomas Tippet Trust Awards

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Canterbury Region) - The Regional Secretary



Refer to application organisation

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Ian Campbell Scholarship

Provided by:

Wellington Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Trust - Secretary



Determined annually by the Trustees

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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 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707

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Where does this information come from?

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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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