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Department of Nursing

Online information evenings 2023

Postgraduate mental health
17 August 2023, 7:00–8:00pm

Postgraduate Opportunities for Registered Nurses
24 August 2023, 7:00–8:00pm

The Department of Nursing (formerly 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).

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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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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For current students