UniversityUniversity of Auckland
This course is available
Level of Study
120 credit hours
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
This programme is designed for registered nurses who work in clinical practice contexts and wish to develop their practice knowledge and expertise in specific disciplines.
If you are a registered nurse wanting to upskill, the Master of Nursing Practice is the ideal programme for advancing your career opportunities.
This advanced nursing programme is designed to build upon your current skills and knowledge and provide an in-depth diagnostic and analytical approach to patient care using evidence-based healthcare.
You will usually have some experience working in a clinical specialty.
This taught masters has two pathways that are available in Semester One or Two.
180 point masters
Where could this programme take you?
Ideal for registered nurses working in clinical practice contexts who wish to develop their practice knowledge and expertise in specific disciplines. We advise that the University of Auckland is not involved in the employment of graduates and can make no guarantee of post-qualification registration or employment in New Zealand or any other country.
Taught 120 points:
You must have completed one year of postgraduate study in nursing at a recognised university (or similar institution), following an undergraduate degree, with a GPE of 5.0.
Taught 180 points:
You must have completed an undergraduate degree in nursing at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0.
You also need to have current registration as a registered nurse in New Zealand, or with an approved overseas nursing regulatory body, and have at least two years of post-registration clinical practical experience.
IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.