AUT - Certificate in Medical Terminology


Certificate in Medical Terminology

Certificate in Medical Terminology

Programme Code: AK3683
Paper code: 554441/01 (commences 3 March 2014)
Paper code: 554441/02 (commences 21 July 2014)
Duration: One year – 4 assessments
Course Cost*: $655.00 Domestic, $785.00 International

This programme can be completed either online or via hard copy.

Please follow the application process below, online applications are not available for this programme.

A self-directed, one year distance learning programme. The majority of students undertaking this Certificate are already in, or looking to gain employment in the health care arena, e.g. hospitals (medical records, ward clerks, typists, clinic receptions), doctors surgeries, radiology departments, allied health surgeries or insurance companies (underwriters).

The Certificate covers the structure of medical terms & definition of components, followed by units for each body system with terms related to anatomy & physiology, diseases, investigations & procedures and pharmacology. It includes expansion of abbreviations used in New Zealand health records.

* For international students some additional fees may apply, please click here for more information.

How to apply

Domestic applicants

International applicants

Please follow the instructions on the form and return to the address advised.

Please note that online enrolment is not available for the AK3683 Certificate in Medical Terminology Programme.

For more information on the Certificate in Medical Terminology or an enrolment form, please contact:

Aya Nakamura
Short Course Coordinator
(09) 921 9999 ext 7503

Jane Hall
Short Course Manager
(09) 921 9152

If you have any questions regarding completing the enrolment form please contact Aya Nakamura ph: 921 9999 ext 7503 or email

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Last updated: 14-Feb-2014 8.53pm

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