Duration
Full-time: 1 year
Part-time: Varies
Next start date
2018 Semester One – 26 February
2018 Semester Two – 16 July
Available locations
Grafton
Points
120
Programme type
Postgraduate

Programme overview

This programme has been designed to enhance your skills and learnings gained from completing a Bachelor of Nursing.

It is an ideal programme for a qualified nurse to build their research capacity, upgrade their qualification, maintain currency in their clinical practice or expand their career path opportunities.

In most cases you will work in partnership with a clinical academic supervisor to complete a project designed with your current employer.

Read the full programme regulations for the Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) in the University of Auckland Calendar.

Programme structure

One year full-time or up to two years part-time.

120 points

  • A research methods course/s (from a list of Nursing or Population Health courses) or courses approved by the Head of School of Nursing (30 points)

 

  • A core course in Clinical Practice Development (30 points)
  • Dissertation (60 points)

2018 entry requirements

My highest qualification is from:

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Taught 120 points GPA Grade Point Average 5.0

    Bachelor of Nursing

Further programme requirements

Taught 120 points

You need to have completed a Bachelor of Nursing and passed the courses for Part III with an average GPA of 5.0 or higher.

Places in the programme are limited and entry is competitive. As an indication, you will normally need a GPA of 7.0 or higher.

Other pathways to study

If you do not meet the entry requirements, the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Advanced Nursing or in Mental Health Nursing are appropriate pathways to the BNurs(Hons).

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

Further programme requirements

Taught 120 points

You need to have completed an undergraduate degree in nursing at a recognised university (or similar institution) and have achieved a GPE of 5.0 or higher in your final year of study.

Places in the programme are limited and entry is competitive. As an indication, you will normally need a GPE of 7.0 or higher.

Other pathways to study

If you do not meet the entry requirements, the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Advanced Nursing or in Mental Health Nursing are appropriate pathways to the BNurs(Hons).

How much does a Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) cost per year?

2017 fees

Domestic students
NZ$8,200 – $8,914*
International students
NZ$41,771*

Fees are set in advance of each calendar year and will be updated on this website. 2017 fees are inclusive of 15% GST, but do not include the Student Services Fee, course books, travel and health insurance, or living costs. Amounts shown are indicative only. In addition to the tuition fees, there is a Student Services Fee of $6.38 per point, estimated at $765.60 for full-time study (120 points). Fees will be confirmed upon completion of enrolment into courses.

*Please note: amounts shown are indicative and estimates only.

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Key dates

Please note: We will consider late applications if places are still available. International students should start the application process as early as possible to allow sufficient time to apply for a visa.

Application closing dates

Semester One 2018
8 December 2017

Start dates

Here are the start dates for the programme.

Other important dates

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Where could this programme take you?

The BNurs(Hons) programme will provide you with knowledge and skills to practise nursing and develop scholarship and leadership in nursing. The programme aims to develop critical and reflective practitioners who are able to pursue professional practice and further research.

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