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One-day, on-demand course for groups of nurses (max 16) across New Zealand.
OET is an International English language test to assess the language and communication skills of healthcare professionals seeking to register and practice in an English-speaking environment.
We research nursing practices and nursing as a profession.
Whatever your choice, we can help you plan a pathway towards becoming a Nurse Practitioner (NP), a Registered Nurse (RN) prescriber, a Clinical Nurse Specialist, educator, manager, leader or researcher.
The findings of my research challenge health policy makers and funders to incorporate clear plans to develop the nurse practitioner workforce as a cost-effective solution for New Zealand and an obvious solution to the current crisis around rural and small town services as the GP workforce disappears.Dr Sue Adams - Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Massey University
Doctor of Philosophy
In the 10 years since I graduated, I have never had a problem getting a job, wherever I am. I’ve nursed in New Zealand, Australia and the UK.Erin Simmons
Bachelor of Nursing
What has hugely stood out is how extremely friendly and approachable all the staff here are. I have found everyone to be helpful and considerate - from finding a book in the library and installing a software program on my computer, to encouraging me to do things out of my comfort zone, staff here go above and beyond.Grace Shallard - Registered nurse, Auckland District Health Board
Master of Philosophy (Nursing)
I think the job opportunities for nurse practitioners in New Zealand are going to increase as we meet the challenges facing our health system. Nurse practitioners will improve the health outcomes for consumers by complementing the role of other health care providers.Rachel Shaw
Master of Nursing
“The Master of Nursing played a crucial part in influencing what I have done so far in my career. The lecturers were supportive and challenged me to think critically and to express my ideas. As a Māori student I was well supported by Massey through Te Rau Puawai – a programme established by Sir Mason Durie."Valerie Williams - Kaimanaaki with Te Rau Matatini – National Māori Workforce Centre of Excellence
Master of Nursing
Our nursing programmes are nationally and internationally recognised and approved by the Nursing Council of New Zealand. Students who have completed Massey’s Bachelor of Nursing, can apply for registration as a registered nurse with the Nursing Council of New Zealand.
To prepare undergraduate students for clinical practice, we have nursing simulation suites on our Auckland, Manawatū, and Wellington campuses. Each suite is different, but most have a mock hospital setting, two-way observation spaces, and standard nursing equipment for hospital and community work. Students learn and practice nursing skills through role-play, case-studies and simulations using manikins.
Massey alumni Andrew Cameron is your typical, humble, “number 8 wire”, Kiwi bloke. He is also an internationally recognised registered nurse and midwife, recipient of the prestigious Florence Nightingale Medal and an experienced Red Cross nurse. His first book, A Nurse on the Edge of the Desert captures his remarkable and compelling life story with mordant humour, wisdom and pathos.
Find out more about the departments and staff involved in study and research related to nursing at Massey.