Master of Nursing Science

Interested in a career in nursing and already have an undergraduate degree? Study the AUT Master of Nursing Science.

The Master of Nursing Science gives graduates from any bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) the chance to pursue a career in nursing. This programme is ideal for graduates who are ready for a change in career.

After successfully completing the Master of Nursing Science, graduates will be eligible to apply for registration with the Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ).

Minimum entry requirements

Must have completed the following or equivalent:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a B grade average or higher in papers at level 7

Other requirements

  • May be required to attend a selection interview
  • Must be capable of meeting the Vulnerable Children’s Act (VCA 2014) requirements, including police clearance
  • Admission is subject to the approval of the programme leader
  • Must be able to travel to clinical placements
  • Immunisations must be current
  • Have bystander CPR

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 7.0 overall with no band less than 7.0

English language requirements

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK3830
Level:
9
Points:
240
Duration:
2 years full-time
Campus:
South Campus
Starts:

3 Feb 2020

Fees:
Domestic
$8,540
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2019. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, the tuition fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
International
$36,370
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2019. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, the tuition fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

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