Master of Nursing (MNurs)

Points per degree 120 or 240
Full-time study 1 year (120 points); 2 years (240 points)
Part-time study Variable dependent on whether taught or research masters
Taught by Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
Taught at Grafton Campus
Application Closing date Semester One: 8 December; Semester Two: 4 July
Start date Semester One: 6 March 2017; Semester Two: 24 July 2017


The Master of Nursing (MNurs) programme is aimed at registered nurses seeking to advance their knowledge and skills. It is distinctive in terms of the clinical orientation of its nursing courses. The MNurs has been approved by the New Zealand Nursing Council.

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Programme highlights

  • It is specifically designed for nurses who wish to enhance their clinical practice, prepare for advanced practice roles and develop skills and attitudes generic for graduate university health professional study.
  • Clinical courses have been developed in collaboration with clinical agencies and clinical staff are involved in the teaching and delivery of courses.

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