Nursing and Health Science

Bachelor of Nursing

2014 17 09 Nursing (12)A nursing education from EIT is highly regarded with graduate nurses being recognised nationally and internationally. When you graduate with a nursing degree you’ll be fully equipped to provide healthcare to people at every stage of life.

EIT Nursing students currently have a 100% pass rate in the nursing state exams, and 70% of our 2014 graduates were employed in their field within three months!

Master of Nursing

2014 07 17 Master of Nursing (10)EIT’s Master of Nursing programme will enhance your nursing knowledge, skills in critical analysis, constructive synthesis, along with advanced practice and research within your specialty area, particularly in preparation for advanced practice roles.

EIT’s Master of Nursing qualification has been approved by the Nursing Council of New Zealand as a “masters with a clinical focus, including the content for preparation for nurse prescribing” – for graduates to become nurse practitioners.  EIT is one of only five institutions New Zealand wide providing this Nursing Practitioner pathway.

Hauora Pathway

health 9792838So you’re not quite ready to leap into degree study yet? Well the NZ Certificate in Study and Career Preparation will give you the confidence and study skills to gain entry and be successful in the Bachelor of Nursing degree and other sport, recreation and massage programmes.

It will introduce you to ideas and theories within supportive learning environments while giving you a taste of what to expect from the Bachelor of Nursing programme or other health related degree programmes.

Certificate in Contemporary NZ Nursing Practice

2016 Nursing Nicole Lilburn BN (11)Has your nursing qualification lapsed? Is it time to update your knowledge and skills for a successful return to nursing? If so, this is the certificate for you.

This certificate delivers an accelerated refresher programme including nursing theory, health studies, social sciences, biological sciences, research and professional practice skills.

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science

Health and FitnessThis 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.

Master of Health Science

Health and Sport ScienceThe Master of Health Science programme is tailored for health managers and health practitioners, specifically those working for DHBs, PHOs, the fitness industry and sports organisations, as well as social workers, community care workers and allied health practitioners.

The programme revolves around knowledge and research relating to health disparities and the needs of populations; ethical, legal and political dimensions of policy and practice; and interdisciplinary practice to improve healthcare.

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Facilities & Scholarships

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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