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Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing

  • Graduate Diploma

Most students like you undertaking postgraduate study in nursing are in full-time practice and study part-time. Several postgraduate courses in nursing are delivered via 'distance learning' and/or 'block mode'.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time

About this course

Most students like you undertaking postgraduate study in nursing are in full-time practice and study part-time.

Several postgraduate courses in nursing are delivered via 'distance learning' and/or 'block mode'. These can include compulsory face-to-face teaching in on-campus contact workshops, web-based teaching, relevant readings and other study material. It means the courses are available if you are in employment and located at a distance from the university.

Entry requirements

To enter the Postgradute Diploma in Nursing you will:

  • have been awarded or qualified for a relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification
  • have New Zealand Nursing Council registration or equivalent.

You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

Career pathways

The Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (PGDipNurs) prepares nurses like you for advanced practice and to develop towards senior nursing roles or becoming a registered nurse practitioner.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.