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 201824 Sep 2018 - 9 Aug 2019
Domestic Fees:*$7,188.68 (2017) $7,320.50 (2018)Scholarship info
International Fees:*$21,400.00 (2017) $22,054.00 (2018)
* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.
Part 1: Foundation
Part 2: Speciality
Head of School Nurse Education, Regional
Carol Stewart believes she was born to be a nurse and says she doesn’t regret one day of her career.
All applications are required to:
The Academic Leader may require students to provide additional information before the admission is confirmed.
Applicants under 20 years of age:
NCEA Level 2 which must include 12 credits in Level 1 Mathematics or equivalent.
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.
Equivalence may include but is not limited to:
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:The minimum entry requirement for international students is IELTS Academic score of 6.5 in all bands (or equivalent including TOEFL). UCOL is a TOEFL iBT testing centre. IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form (ie combining scores from more than one test is not permissible).
UCOL's New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing comprises 180 credits.
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. Work experienceAs preparation to becoming a qualified registered enrolled nurse, students will undertake 900 hours of clinical practice in a variety of health care settings.
Application checklistIt will make the process easier if you prepare the following before you
Note that you will need to provide any verified documents in person, via post or email.