Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science: postgraduate qualification study information

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This page has an overview of the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science qualification that you can study at AUT.

Programme details

Programme Code: AK3484
Points: 60
Maximum of 2 years
Venue: North Campus (some papers may be available at our South Campus and AUT Millennium)
Starting Date:
17 July 2017, 26 Feb and 16 July 2018

* A postgraduate certificate must be surrendered in order to claim full credits towards a postgraduate diploma. Please refer to the AUT Calendar for Recognition of Prior Learning.

AUT encourages early application. Programmes will remain open until all places have been filled.


Provides you a postgraduate qualification to enhance your career prospects - choose to upskill yourself in a particular area of interest, or an area that you are professionally involved in. You may choose the postgraduate certificate if you have been out of study for some time, or unsure if postgraduate study is for you: you will be surprised at the flexibile learning options that AUT offers.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have completed the following or equivalent:
  • Bachelor of Health Science; or
  • Graduate Diploma in Health Science; or
  • Relevant professional practice or experience in a related health field equivalent to a bachelors degree

Additional entry requirements

  • The applicant may be required to provide evidence of current professional practice

The PgCertHSc provides you with the opportunity to undertake an approved course of study to advance your specialty discipline, knowledge and scholarly development. This qualification comprises 15-point and 30-point papers, which may contribute 60 points towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science, Master of Health Science or Master of Health Practice.

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Specialisations available

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Last updated: 13-Dec-2017 3.47pm

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