This diploma is a one year full-time, or up to four years part-time, interdisciplinary programme providing qualified health professionals and health service managers with advanced practice knowledge and critical analysis skills.
You can enrol directly into this diploma or use it to further develop the knowledge and skills you gained while studying for the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science. Upon graduation from this diploma you can choose to progress onto one of EIT's masters programmes.
Liz MacKenzie, Bachelor of Nursing Graduate
I want to make a difference in people's lives, help them to empower themselves to as independently as possible manage their health. EIT Tairawhiti (Gisborne) gives those of us with ties to the region the opportunity to improve our lifestyle without moving cities. The EIT staff are amazing - just take a leap of faith and make the application!
Sally holds a part-time cross disciplinary position and works on a number of research and evaluation projects. She has been conducting qualitative health research and evaluation for many years in both academic and community settings in Auckland, Tairāwhiti and Hawke’s Bay.
Health Professions Postgraduate Programmes
The Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in Health Science and Master of Nursing is approved by Nursing Council of New Zealand and prepares nurses for advanced practice and Nurse Practitioner (with prescribing)
Facilities & Scholarships
The School of Nursing’s facilities and resources are excellent and are amongst the best in New Zealand. They include the Clinical Arts and Technology (CAT) Centre plus three well-equipped simulated practice environments including simulated learning technology, computer assisted resources and a small procedures room.
Nursing and Health Profession Scholarships
There are a number of scholarships available for Bachelor of Nursing students. Please phone 0800 22 55 348 to find out more
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