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Bachelor of Nursing Whitireia New Zealand

New Zealand


Course info


This programme uses theoretical and clinical learning experiences designed to educate and support students to become a New Zealand registered nurse, capable of working in a range of multicultural settings.

Programme Outline

Year One (Level 5): The first year of the degree has a primary health care focus and students are supported to become student nurses by gaining knowledge of nursing theory and research, bio sciences, te Tiriti o Waitangi, cultural safety, sociology, communication and assessment. Students learn clinical skills in our on-site labs, as well as attending off-site clinical experiences in primary health care settings such as rest homes and community practice settings.

Bachelor of Nursing Year One Course Outlines

Year Two (Level 6): In the second year of the degree, students are independent learners and add to their knowledge through on-site workshops and context-based learning, with a focus on national health trends and simulated learning experiences. Block periods of off-site clinical learning are focused on direct client care in mental health, community and in-patient care settings.

Bachelor of Nursing Year Two Course Outlines

Year Three (Level 7): In the final year, practice and theory knowledge is consolidated in preparation for the roles and responsibilities of a registered nurse. Integration of knowledge, focusing on contemporary professional nursing and health issues in the local and global context, enables students to further develop their clinical judgement, professionalism and leadership. In the second semester, students have an extended period in clinical practice and prepare for the Nursing Council State Final Examinations and registered nurse practice.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Bachelor of Nursing.

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees

NZ$22,950.00 (12,08,806) per year

NZ $22,950 (first year fee)


09 Feb


Whitireia New Zealand

Porirua Campus,

3 Wi Neera Drive,



5022, New Zealand

Entry requirement for international students

Whitireia degree academic entry requirements (i.e. University Entrance) or equivalent. Evidence of equivalence may include successful completion of high school studies overseas or recent tertiary study at Level 4, with a “B” average, (i.e. the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation programmes), and/or relevant work experience (paid or unpaid); application considered on a case-by-case basis with entry granted at the discretion of the Head of School.

Proven equivalence of entry requirements plus IELTS 6.5 in each band.

TOEFL Internet-Based Test (iBT) score of 60 (with a writing score of 20)

Cambridge English: FCE with a pass at Grade B or CAE with a score of 52

Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PToE (Academic) score of 50

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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