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Postgraduate Diploma in Registered Nurse Prescribing

  • Graduate Diploma

The new Postgraduate Diploma in Registered Nurse Prescribing is relevant for registered nurses working in primary health and specialty teams where registered nurse prescribing could safely improve access to healthcare for people with long term or common health conditions.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Course Code
AK3558
Study Mode
In person, Online
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$8,807 per year / $8,807 total
International Fees
$38,002 per year / $38,002 total

About this course

The new Postgraduate Diploma in Registered Nurse Prescribing is relevant for registered nurses working in primary health and specialty teams where registered nurse prescribing could safely improve access to healthcare for people with long term or common health conditions.

This programme advances postgraduate academic development while preparing eligible registered nurses to meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand educational requirements for registered nurse prescribing. Flexible learning options are available in some courses to support working and studying at the same time.

You can exit with the educational qualification for registered nurse prescribing or use the Postgraduate Diploma in Registered Nurse Prescribing as a foundation for further postgraduate study for nurse practitioner.

Entry requirements

Must have completed the following or equivalent:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing
  • Be a registered nurse with a current NCNZ practising certificate

International student entry requirements

Study locations

North Campus

Online