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Master of Health Practice in Nursing

This course is available

Online

Level of Study

Master's Degree

Duration

1.5 years

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024

Campus

AUT North Campus

Summary

The Master of Health Practice is ideal for health professionals who want to extend their practical knowledge and are ready for the next step in their career. You can select papers and areas of practice that reflect your career needs and interests.

Do you want to further your nursing career? The AUT Master of Health Practice in Nursing degree prepares nurses for all advanced practice roles.

The Master of Health Practice in Nursing is ideal for health professionals who want to extend their practical knowledge and are ready for the next step in their career. It's designed for health professionals with at least three years of clinical experience. You can select papers that reflect your career needs and interests.
AUT’s postgraduate nursing papers are practice-focused and responsive to the changing needs within healthcare services. Study options are flexible: on campus, online, in block mode and at hospital sites around Auckland.

What you study

You need a total of 180 points to complete the Master of Health Practice in Nursing qualification.

Key features

  • AUT is one of the leading nursing educators in the world
  • Focused on advancing knowledge to improve patient outcomes and recovery
  • Includes a practice project in an area of your interest
  • Strong links to district health boards, hospitals and private practices

Entry criteria

Must have completed the following or equivalent:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Relevant graduate diploma
  • Relevant professional qualification

AND

  • At least three years of relevant professional experience

Other requirements

  • May be required to complete prerequisite papers in chosen subject area
  • May be asked to provide evidence of current professional practice
  • May be required to meet Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (HPCA Act) and Vulnerable Children’s Act (VCA Act) requirements and other relevant legislation

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; AUT Academic English with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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