Master of Nursing – Advanced Practice Pathway in Ara Institute of Canterbury

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Campus: Christchurch

Duration: 2 years

Intake: February

*Fee: $33,740 per year

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The Master of Nursing at ARA is an applied and clinically-focused postgraduate degree characterised by advanced study in nursing and health sciences. The students pursuing this programme will develop advanced knowledge along with high level skills in constructive analysis, advanced practice and research and critical analysis.

This Masters Degree includes compulsory two-day onsite workshops at the City campus also.

Career Outcomes:

  • Nurse consultant
  • Nurse educator
  • Clinical leader
  • Clinical nurse specialist
  • Clinical charge nurse
  • Health services manager
  • Case manager/co-ordinator
    Eligibility Criteria:


    An undergraduate degree in a health science/health is required to pursue Master of Nursing – Advanced Practice Pathway at ARA.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS test – Academic score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.
    2. TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) – Score of 590 (with an essay score 5.5 TWE)
    3. TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) – Score of 79 or higher (with a writing score of 21)
    4. PTE (Academic) score of 58

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