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Study Rural Nursing at Otago

Christchurch campus

Overview

Rural Nursing is available as an endorsement for the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc).

This programme is offered through the University's Christchurch campus.

Requirements

a) Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences).

b) Every candidate for the Diploma shall:

  1. be a graduate or possess an appropriate health professional qualification requiring at least three years' full-time tertiary study
  2. be working in primary health care

See the qualification page for the Regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc).

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Contact Details

Amanda Clifford
Postgraduate Administrator
Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies
University of Otago, Christchurch
Tel 64 3 364 3852
Email nursingstudies.uoc@otago.ac.nz
Website Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences endorsed in Rural Nursing

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Programme Requirements

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHealSc) endorsed in Rural Nursing

Papers
  • NURS 405  Health Assessment and Advanced Nursing Practice
  • NURS 416  Nursing - Applied Pharmacology
  • NURS 431  Rural Nursing
  • An approved research methods paper to the value of 30 points at 400-level or above

The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHealSc) endorsed in Rural Nursing is available through Distance Learning.

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