Overview

The  Master of Nursing from University of Auckland is an advanced programme that has been approved by the New Zealand Nursing Council.

If you are a registered nurse in New Zealand wanting to upskill, this programme is designed to advance your skills with a substantial focus on clinical orientation.

Prepare yourself for advanced practice roles with this thorough and beneficial programme.

Clinical courses have been developed in collaboration with clinical agencies and clinical staff are involved in the teaching and delivery of courses. This programme has guaranteed scholarships.

Career

The Master of Nursing provides a pathway to career advancement and into management. 

Graduates often pursue careers in healthcare consulting, research and specialist nursing. 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.

Programme Structure

Taught (120 points)

  • Enter from a postgraduate qualification
  • Choose a Dissertation (60 points) and
  • Advanced level courses in Nursing Practice, Population Health and Practice that are listed in the Master of Nursing schedule (60 points) or
  • A Clinical project (30 points) and
  • Advanced level courses in Nursing Practice, Population Health and Practice that are listed in the Master of Nursing schedule (90 points).

Taught (240 points)

  • Enter from a postgraduate degree
  • Choose a Dissertation (60 points) and
  • Advanced level courses as outlined in the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences in Advanced Nursing or Mental Health Nursing Schedule (120 points) and
  • Advanced level courses in Nursing Practice, Population Health and Practice that are listed in the Master of Nursing schedule (60 points).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Part-time: Varies

  • Credits
    120 alternative credits

    120 or 240

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Taught/Research 120 points  

  • You must have completed one year of postgraduate study in nursing at a recognised university (or similar institution), following an undergraduate degree. You will need a GPE of 5.0.

Taught/Research 240 points  

  • You need to have completed an undergraduate degree in nursing at a recognised university (or similar institution) with a GPE of 5.0.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28710 USD per year and a duration of .
  • National

    5748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5748 USD per year and a duration of .
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Domestic: NZ$8,530.80 – $9,274.80
  • International: NZ$42,606

Living costs for Auckland

  • 1400 - 2200 NZD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Are you an international student considering studying at the University of Auckland or already studying here? You may be eligible for a scholarship.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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