Bachelor of Nursing in Southern Institute of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Nursing

Campus: Invercargill, Queenstown, Christchurch

Duration: 3 years

Intake: February

*Fee: $ 17,000per year.

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SIT’s School of Nursing (previously Southland Polytechnic) is known for delivering nursing education for 40 years and has a long history of successful graduates. The staff has wide range of nursing experience with the specialist equipment includes a nursing simulation suite with computerised mannequins and life size models of body parts, as well as a large library of DVD resources and text books. The programme has as its focus on theoretical and practical work in nursing which includes principles related to primary health, acute and chronic nursing care, mental health and mental illness throughout the lifespan.

The Bachelor of Nursing has been designed to prepare the students for a wide range of nursing careers in different sectors for the positive contribution to the health of people of the wider world. This contribution will be as nurses demonstrating caring, competent, safe nursing practice in partnership with individuals, groups and communities.

Career Outcomes:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Able to work in all healthcare settings
    Supervise the work

    Eligibility criteria:


    All applicants with secondary and/or even with higher education may apply for the Bachelors in Nursing at SIT.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS Academic English language test overall score of 6.5 that includes a score of at least 6.5 in each of Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking.
    2. TOEFL Paper based pOT score of 550 with an essay score of 5 TWE
    3. TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) – Score of 590 (with an essay score 5.5 TWE)
    4. TOEFL Internet- based test (iBT) – Score of 79 (with a writing score of 21)
    5. Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE (Academic score of 58)

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