Leadership and Management: postgraduate papers and qualifications you can study

This page has the postgraduate leadership and management papers and qualifications (courses) that you can study at AUT. See links to paper descriptions and outlines of each qualification.

Who can study leadership and management at postgraduate level?

  • The leadership and management papers are open to all qualified health professionals. 
  • Applicants are normally required to have a relevant undergraduate degree or diploma for enrolment.
  • Provided you meet the entry requirements, you can enter AUT's postgraduate leadership and management programmes at the postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma level outlined below.

More information

  • Below is a summary only. Detailed information sheets for each paper can be downloaded or printed from the More Information web page.

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Leadership and Management (AK3484) 60 points

The PgCertHSc provides you with the opportunity to undertake an approved course of study to advance your specialty discipline, knowledge and scholarly development. This programme may contribute 60 points towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science*.

You must complete:
HEAL817 Leadership and Management I (15 points)

And select 45 points from:
HEAL818 Leadership and Management II (15 points)
HEAL819 Interprofessional Collaboration (15 points)
HEAL837 Health Policy Applied (15 points)
HEAL820 Health Economics (15 points)
HEAL845 Professional Supervision (30 points)
HEAL821 Clinical Governance and Quality (30 points)
HEAL822 Quality Evaluation in Health (15 points)
MAOH803 Effective Supervision in Maori Health (15 points)

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science in Leadership and Management (AK3487) 120 points

The PgDipHSc provides you with the opportunity to undertake an approved course of study to advance your specialty discipline, knowledge and scholarly development. Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Leadership and Management papers* (60 points)

And select one research paper:
HEAL840 Critical Inquiry for Evidence Based Practice^ (15 points)
HEAL811 Integrative Research (15 points)

Select one professional paper:
HEAL812 Health Professional Practice (15 points)
HEAL813 Practice Reality (15 points)

Complete the following specialty core paper:
HEAL818 Leadership and Management II (15 points) (If this paper has been completed prior, complete 30 points from the next section)

And select one paper from:
HEAL837 Health Policy Applied (15 points)
HEAL820 Health Economics (15 points)
HEAL845 Professional Supervision (30 points)
HEAL822 Quality Evaluation in Health Care (15 points)
HEAL821 Clinical Governance and Quality (30 points)
HEAL822 Quality Evaluation in Health (15 points)
MAOH803 Effective Supervision in Maori Health (15 points)
Interprofessional Practice Innovation (15 points)
HLAW801 Health Law (15 points)

 You may also be able to choose other relevant optional papers with the approval of the Associate Dean (Academic).

Master of Health Science

The Master of Health Science provides an opportunity for graduates from a variety of health backgrounds to advance their scholarly and professional knowledge. You will study in an interprofessional and collegial learning environment and develop research capabilities.

The programme comprises core and specialist papers and a thesis or dissertation, which gives you the opportunity to complete research relevant to your programme of study.

Doctor of Health Science

The Doctor of Health Science (DHSc) is designed for health professionals with at least five years’ professional experience who wish to broaden their professional practice competency and expertise. It comprises papers and research development, which culminates in a thesis.

 

Doctor of Philosophy

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree is undertaken by research only. There is no compulsory coursework involved.

The PhD is an advanced postgraduate degree that is particularly suitable for students wishing to pursue an academic or research career. A successful candidate will make a significant original contribution to the body of knowledge in relation to a contemporary issue in health and environmental research.

Students will have supervisors to guide and advise them, with one assigned as the primary supervisor.

What the symbols mean

Flexible learning options are available. This involves online, block course or distance learning (subject to change).
^ For non research-thesis pathway.
*A Postgraduate Certificate must be surrendered in order to claim full credits towards a Postgraduate Diploma. Please refer to the AUT Calendar for further details regarding Recognition of Prior Learning.

Last updated: 10-Aug-2017 2.50pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.