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Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies

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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, 2022).

Postgraduate Nursing Online Information Evening

Wednesday 24 August 2022, 7-8pm

Join our online information evening to learn more about postgraduate opportunities for registered nurses.

Register now

Postgraduate Mental Health (Psych Med) Online Information Evening

Wednesday 17 August 2022, 7-8pm

Join our online information evening to learn more about postgraduate opportunities in Mental Health.

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MNSc 2020

Master of Nursing Science

For graduates of any discipline, become a registered nurse in just two years.

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Master of Advanced Nursing Practice

Preparing RNs to become a Nurse Practitioner Mātanga Tapuhi.

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Postgraduate courses for RNs

Clinically-focused certificates, diplomas, masters’, and PhD qualifications.

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Research

Improving clinical outcomes for people with long-term, acute, and complex conditions.

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Postgraduate research opportunities

Explore current PhD opportunities in the Centre.

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Public notice

The University of Otago Master of Nursing Science program is pursuing accreditation 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 Dr Teresa Shellenbarger, NLN CNEA Executive Director, no later than August 30, 2022.