Course details

Bachelor of Nursing
NZQF Level 7

About the course

The BNurs curriculum reflects our multifaceted healthcare system, presenting a multidisciplinary view of patient care.

During your study you will be involved in research-based projects and clinical practice blocks, both designed to develop your critical thinking and practical knowledge.

Topics covered range from mental health nursing and aged care, to child and family healthcare, Māori and Pacific health, medical and surgical nursing, management and leadership in nursing.

After successful completion of the BNurs, graduates may apply for registration as a comprehensive nurse with the Nursing Council of New Zealand.

BNurs graduates will have the knowledge and skills to practise nursing. They will be critical and reflective practitioners able to pursue professional practice and future learning.

Entry requirements

Refer to the admission regulations in the University of Auckland Calendar

About the provider

Since its founding in 1883, the University of Auckland has grown to become New Zealand's flagship, research-led university, known for the excellence of its teaching, its research, and its service to local, national and international communities.

The university has more than 40,000 students of whom 11,000 are postgraduate and 6,000 are international. The University of Auckland's research programmes range across all disciplines and are world leaders in such fields as cancer drug development, inductive (wireless) power transfer and computational physiology.

As the university looks to the future one thing is certain - knowledge will be a key resource and will be highly sought-after within New Zealand and around the world. The university's challenge is to help to generate ideas that will benefit society, and to educate and train people to work in fields where they will be valued both for their specialised knowledge, and for their ability to research, communicate and solve problems.