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.
Nayda Heays, Bachelor of Nursing
Nursing practice experience in Hawke’s Bay hospitals has shaped final-year degree student Nayda Heays’ ambition to work in an acute nursing setting like intensive care.
When she launched into studies at EIT in her late thirties, Nayda says she wanted to save the world.
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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