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Master of Nursing


  • Start Dates: Please refer to the module that you wish to enrol in, in the 2017 Postgraduate Health and Social Practice Brochure for individual start dates
  • Equivalent of 1 year full-time study
  • Domestic Student fees are $6,978* (per year) (International students: Please click here for fee information)
  • Study part-time or full-time
  • Hamilton City Campus

This New Zealand Nursing Council Masters Programme provides opportunities for role development in advanced nursing practise including Nurse Practitioner. It involves theoretical knowledge development as well as clinical and ethical learning experiences with an aim to building capacity to respond to increasingly diverse populations and complex health environments.

Programme Content

There are three options for completing your Masters

Option 1 - Nurse Practitioner
HSIP808  Research for Practice
HLNU902 Research Project
HLNU904 Advanced Nursing Practice                   
HLNU905 Prescribing Practicum

Option 2 - Advanced Nursing Practice
HSIP808  Research for Practice
HLNU902 Research Project
HLNU904 Advanced Nursing Practice and one optional practice module                   

Option 3 - Reserach Dissertation

HSIP808  Research for Practice
HLNU903 Dissertation and Electronic Practice Portfolio

Entry Requirements

Wintec Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing with a grade average of B or better or equivalent qualification. All students are required to have graduate nursing experience in the health sector demonstrated through a professional portfolio.

Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 7.0 across all bands; or equivalent.

Check what documents are required to enrol in this programme.

Download the full programme regulations:

About the Faculty

The Postgraduate Office at Wintec has been created to support postgraduate students in their studies and research by providing dedicated resources and advice. Wintec also has a dedicated Research Office which is the hub of research at Wintec and caters to all researchers, both staff and students. 

Health and Social Practice Brochure

Finding the right place to build your skills and knowledge in Health and Social Practice starts here, view the brochure.


If you have any enrolment questions, send them to​ and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

To discuss your pathway options within the programme and what modules would best compliment your area of work, contact the postgraduate team at


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