Bachelor of Nursing




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
A nursing education from EIT is highly regarded with graduate nurses being recognized nationally and internationally. When you graduate with a nursing degree you ill be fully equipped to provide healthcare to people at every stage of life.
You ill develop, practice and refine your learning in a hands on i way in our Clinical Arts and Technology (CAT) Centre, which is set up like a working hospital.
Building on your compassionate nature you ill learn how to assess and manage patients in hospitals and the wider community, while working alongside other health professionals.
EIT Nursing students currently have a 100% pass rate in the nursing state exams, and 70% of our 2014 graduates were employed in their field within three months!
Graduating with a Bachelor of Nursing will enable you to begin in the health sector as a registered nurse with a sound knowledge-base of nursing theory, health studies, social sciences, biological sciences, research and professional practice skills.

Our staff have a wealth of professional skills and involvement in all areas of nursing and healthcare along with worldwide experiences including employment as research officers for district health boards, clinical nurse coordinators in emergency departments, and working in cardiac cath labs.

These theoretical subject areas include:

Biological sciences
Community health
Health education
Human development
Mental health
Nursing research
Nursing assessment
You ill also find practical nursing experience makes up half of the programme and take place in a wide range of community and healthcare settings. These can include hospitals, rest homes, nursing clinics, prisons, mental health facilities and Plunket rooms throughout the Hawke is Bay and Tairāwhiti regions.
Career Opportunities & Outcomes
Graduating with a nursing degree from EIT will open up many career pathways for your future in the health sector. With your caring and compassionate nature you ill find yourself dealing with the prevention and treatment of a range of ills and ailments from the very beginning of life right through to the twilight years.

You could end up working in areas such as:

Public and private hospitals
Community health
Plunket (Well Child Health)
Independent practices
Public health
Nursing education
Child health
Mental health


Which department am I in? Sydney Medical School

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Other English Language Requirement: Applicants for whom English is not their first language must have an acceptable level of English language fluency prior to enrolment in a programme. This may be demonstrated in a variety of ways, including successful study of a programme in which English was the language of instruction, completion of a New Zealand Certificate in English Language, approved scores on IELTS tests, completion of accepted international equivalents, or completion of an EIT assessment.

Entry Requirement For International Student

The Bachelor of Nursing is a clinically focused academic programme that provides preparation for entry to the register of Nurses in New Zealand. To be a Registered Nurse you need to have integrity and empathy, a spirit of inquiry and a commitment to learning. You need to be able to work independently and as part of a team. You must have a mature outlook, a sense of responsibility and a genuine desire to care for people. A personal interview may be part of the application process.
Applicants must meet degree standard entry requirements. Approved bridging/foundation programmes include: the Certificate in Health Science, or Diploma in Therapeutic and Sport Massage.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

Full Time (3 years)

NZ$22,000.00 (US$ 15,316) per year

19 February 2018

Gisborne Campus 290 Palmerston Road, Gisborne, 4010, New Zealand

Full Time (3 years)

NZ$22,000.00 (US$ 15,316) per year

19 February 2018, 23 July 2018

Eastern Institute of Technology Hawke is Bay Campus, 501 Gloucester Street, NAPIER, Taradale, 4112, New Zealand