COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Bachelor of Nursing aims to equip you with the necessary knowledge base, practical skills and attitudes to work safely, effectively and productively with clients within a healthcare setting. You will learn the value of optimising the physical, mental and social wellbeing of people and their communities, promoting balanced lifestyles and supporting people to realise their full potential. On successful completion of the WITT Bachelor of Nursing Degree, students are supported through the process of registration with the Nursing Council of New Zealand.

STUDY HIGHLIGHTS SUMMARY

Graduates will be well prepared for careers as Practice nurse, district nurse, mental health nurse, public health nurse, research, management, health promotion, education, elderly care, hospital nurse (medical, surgical, paediatrics and theatre).

CAREER OPTIONS

Practice Nurse, District Nurse, Mental Health Nurse, Public Health Nurse, Research, Management, Health Promotion, Education, Elderly Care, Hospital Nurse (Medical, Surgical, Paediatrics and Theatre).

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Academic Equivalent of New Zealand High School University Entrance, with good grades in Science.
  2. English Language: IELTS (Academic Test) 6.5 in all bands, or equivalence.

ADDITIONAL ENTRY CRITERIA

  • Criminal, Disciplinary and Health Declaration form
  • References
  • Curriculum vitae
  • ‘Readiness to Study Nursing’ self-disclosure form
  • First Aid Declaration (First Aid Certificate, < 6 months at beginning of the Bachelor programme)
  • Immunisation declaration
  • Travel declaration

APPLICATION CLOSE OFF DATES

First round- 1st October

Second round-  mid-December (if spaces are available after first round)


Course Level

Course Level Bachelor Degree
Study Type Full Time
Region Taranaki
Duration Three years
Intakes February
Tuition Fee $18,500/year
Other Study Costs $1000

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