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Bachelor of Nursing

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The BNurs curriculum reflects our multifaceted healthcare system, presenting a interprofessional view of patient care. During your studies you will be involved in clinical practice blocks and research based-clinical projects.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Feb
Domestic Fees
$7,200 per year

About this course

The BNurs curriculum reflects our multifaceted healthcare system, presenting a interprofessional view of patient care. During your studies you will be involved in clinical practice blocks and research based-clinical projects. These are designed to develop your critical thinking and practical knowledge. The topics range from mental health nursing and older persons' health, to child and family healthcare, Māori and Pacific health, medical and surgical nursing, management, and leadership in nursing. After successful completion of the BNurs, graduates may apply for registration as a comprehensive nurse with the Nursing Council of New Zealand.

Study locations

Grafton

Course structure

  • The BNurs is a six semester programme, comprised of three parts (360 points).
  • It is structured to include a foundation year (Part I), where students study biological, physical and social sciences alongside other health professional students (105 points).
  • You are also required to complete one course (15 points) from the General Education Schedule.
  • Year Two (Part II) has two core courses: Nursing Clients with a Pathophysiological Problem (60 points) and Nursing in Mental Health, Addictions and Disability (60 points).
  • Year Three (Part III) has two core courses: Child and Family Health Nursing (60 points) and Professional Nursing Practice (60 points).
  • Clinical learning experiences are central to the overall purpose of the BNurs, so students will be immersed in a variety of clinical settings through years two and three.
  • Clinical settings include acute and chronic health care facilities, inpatient and outpatient clinics, and institutional and community health agencies, along with primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare services.