The New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to deliver nursing care across the human life-span in a variety of health care settings as a qualified registered enrolled nurse.
Duration: 18 months, full-time
Dates:25 Sep 2017 - 10 Aug 2018
International Fees:*To be confirmed.
* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). Fees for multi-year programmes are for one year of study.
All applications are required to:
The Head of School may require students to provide additional information before the admission is confirmed.
Applicants under 20 years of age:
Applicants over 20 years of age: Applicants 20 years or older with no formal academic qualifications must provide evidence of literacy, numeracy and an ability to study at the appropriate level. This can be through study, work and/or life experience.
International students will be assessed on a case-by-case basis to ensure they meet New Zealand University Entrance requirements. In addition, in accordance with NCNZ (2007a) and the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act [HPCA] (2003) requirements, international students whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the general medium of instruction is not English, will be required to provide documentary evidence of proficiency in English (reading, writing, listening, and speaking).
English Proficiency Entry Requirements:
IELTS score of at least 6.5 (Academic) in all bands, or OET grade 2 in all bands. Applicants under 20 years of age: There are specific academic entry requirements for international students under 20 years of age. Please enquire for details.
Applicants who do not meet the required academic standard/equivalency will be encouraged to complete the Short Course in Introduction to Human Science, Level 2 and/or the Certificate in Science and Health, Level 3.
UCOL will undertake a safety check of all students after enrolment to ensure UCOL meets the legislative requirements of the Vulnerable Children Act, 2014. UCOL will do this on behalf of Hospitals, District Health Boards, Primary Health Organisations and GP practices which host UCOL student placements. The safety check involves confirming the student's work history, verifying their suitability to work with children with a trusted referee, and completing New Zealand Police vetting.
Part 1: Foundation
Part 2: Speciality