For the Poeple whose calling is to care

For the people whose calling is to care

Be part of a new future for healthcare

Are you passionate about helping people live healthier lives? If so, our Bachelor of Health or our Bachelor of Nursing could be the perfect degree for you.

Bachelor of Health

Study a Bachelor of Health in 2024. This comprehensive programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work in a range of health-related roles, from clinical work to health promotion and health services management.

Bachelor of Health
Certificate in Health and Wellbeing

Bachelor of Nursing

NOTE:  Applications have closed for 2024.  Our next intake will be 2025.

With more clinical hours than any other provider, our unique programmes put you in an excellent position to meet the emerging health needs of New Zealanders. Armed with a nursing degree from Waikato, you will have the skills that can really make a difference where it’s needed most.

The University of Waikato offers two pathways to becoming a Registered Nurse. The Bachelor of Nursing (BNurs) is a three year programme and the Master of Nursing Practice (MNursPrac) is two years for those who already have an undergraduate degree.

Find out more about our Bachelor of Nursing
Loki O'Brien

Read Loki's story

A focus on community and mental health as well as greater hands-on learning through more clinical hours, were key factors in Loki O’Brien’s decision to study nursing at the University of Waikato.