The Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies at the University of Otago, Christchurch is ranked in the top 100 nursing schools in the world (QS rating, 2018).
For graduates of any discipline, become a registered nurse in just 2 years.
Preparing RNs to become a Nurse Practitioner Mātanga Tapuhi.
Clinically-focused certificates, diplomas, masters’, and PhD qualifications.
Improving clinical outcomes for people with long-term, acute, and complex conditions.
Explore current PhD opportunities in the Centre.
Established in 2000, we specialise in postgraduate nursing education.
Downloads for prospective students
- Prospectus for registered nurses considering postgraduate study (PDF)
- University of Otago, Christchurch postgraduate course book (PDF)
For current students
The University of Otago – Christchurch Master of Nursing Science program is pursuing pre-accreditation candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone +1 202-909-2526. Interested parties are invited to submit third party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Lesleyan Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org), NLN CNEA Manager of Accreditation Services, no later than November 25 2020.