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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, 2018).

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Master of Nursing Science

For graduates of any discipline, become a registered nurse in just 2 years.

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Master of Advanced Nursing Practice

Preparing RNs for advanced practice nursing as a nurse practitioner.

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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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About us

Established in 2000, we specialise in postgraduate nursing education.

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