Bachelor of Nursing

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7, 360 3.0
Full-time for three years or part-time options available (to a maximum of five years)
Starts February
2014 start dates New students TBA
Year 2 students Sem 1: 17/02/2014 - 27/06/2014
Sem 2: 21/07/2014 - 28/11/2014
Year 3 students Sem 1: 17/02/2014 - 11/07/2014
Sem 2: 21/07/2014 - 5/12/2014
150 places, subject to availability of clinical placements
Waitakere campus

NZ$5708 (Approximate fee only, find out more about the costs of study)

International fees

Courses and timetables

The following courses are valid for 2014. The courses may be offered as part of the programme. Click on the course links below to see the course details and timetables.

For the latest information about the structure of this programme, please download the Programme-Specific Regulations from the Downloads & Resources section on this page.

If you're a current student, find out how to re-enrol in your programme.

Compulsory Courses

Course CodeCourse Name Level Credits Prerequisites/Co-requisites
Level 5 (Year 1)
HEAL5010 Nursing Practice - Tertiary 5 15 (0.125 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing programme to enrol in this course.  
HEAL5012 Nursing Practice - Community 5 15 (0.125 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing programme to enrol in this course.  
HEAL5014 Nursing Practice - Tertiary 5 15 (0.125 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisite: HEAL5011.  
HEAL5023 Human Bioscience 5 15 (0.125 EFTS) Restriction: HEAL5031.  
HEAL5024 Therapeutic Communication 5 15 (0.125 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisite: HEAL5011.  
HSDV5141 Anatomy and Physiology 5 15 (0.125 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing or the Bachelor of Health Science (Medical Imaging) or the Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Biology) or the Bachelor of Health and Social Development programme to enrol in this course.  
HSDV5142 Enquiry and Communication 5 15 (0.125 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bach Nursing or Bach Health Science (Medical Imaging) or Bach Applied Science (Human Biology) or Bach Sport or Bach Teaching ECE or Bach Applied Science or Bach Health & Social Development to enrol in this course.  
HSDV5143 Human Development 5 15 (0.125 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing or the Bachelor of Health Science (Medical Imaging) or the Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Biology) or the Bachelor of Sport or the Bachelor of Health and Social Development to enrol in this course.  
Level 6 (Year 2)
HEAL6011 Nursing Practice - Older Adult 6 30 (0.25 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-reqs: HEAL5011 & HEAL5020 & HEAL5021 & HEAL5022 & HEAL5012 & HEAL5024 & HEAL5014 & HEAL5023.  
HEAL6012 Nursing in the Community 6 15 (0.125 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-reqs: HEAL5011 & 5012 & 5014 & 5024 & (HEAL5020 or NURS5061) & (HEAL5021 or NURS5071) & HEAL5022 or HEAL5041) & (HEAL5023 or HEAL5031).  
HEAL6013 Nursing Practice - Medical 6 30 (0.25 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-reqs: HEAL5011 & HEAL5020 & HEAL5021 & HEAL5022 & HEAL5012 & HEAL5024 & HEAL5014 & HEAL5023.  
HEAL6020 Research for Health Professionals 6 15 (0.125 EFTS)  
HEAL6021 Tangata Whenua Health Issues 6 15 (0.125 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: (HEAL5020 or NURS5061) and HEAL5014. Restriction: NURS6061.  
HEAL6022 Pathophysiology 6 15 (0.125 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: (HEAL5022 or HEAL5041) and (HEAL5023 or HEAL5031). Restrictions: HEAL6051 and HEAL6101.  
Level 7 (Year 3)
HEAL7111 Mental Health Praxis 7 20 (0.167 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: HEAL6011 & 6012 & 6103 & 6020 & 6021 & 6022. Restriction: HEAL7011.  
HEAL7112 Primary Health Praxis 7 20 (0.167 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: HEAL6011 & 6012 & 6103 & 6020 & 6021 & 6022. Restriction: HEAL7012.  
HEAL7113 Acute Nursing Praxis - Surgery 7 20 (0.167 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: HEAL6011 & 6012 & 6013 & 6020 & 6021 & 6022. Restriction: HEAL7013.  
HEAL7116 Professional Nursing Practice - Transition 7 60 (0.5 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: HEAL7111 and HEAL7112 and HEAL7113. Restrictions: HEAL7011 and HEAL7012 and HEAL7013.  

 

Elective Courses

Course CodeCourse Name Level Credits Prerequisites/Co-requisites
Level 7 (Year 3)
HEAL7181 Asthma Nursing 7 15 (0.125 EFTS) Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisite: RN currently in practice. Restriction: NURS7180.  

 

Elective courses from other programmes

The extra elective courses are only available to Unitec students who are currently enrolled in undergraduate degree programmes. Entry requirements may apply. Please check with the relevant department.