Certificate in Medical Terminology

Apply now for 18 July 2016Certificate in Medical Terminology

Programme code:
Paper code: 554441/01
Duration: 1 year – 4 assessments
Course cost: $680.00 Domestic, $798.00* International
Next intake: 18 July 2016

This is a self-directed, one-year programme that is delivered online. It is mainly aimed at students who are already in - or looking to gain employment in - the healthcare arena, eg 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 and 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.

*International students: some additional fees may apply

How to apply

Please note that online applications are not available for the AK3683 Certificate in Medical Terminology programme. Please follow the application process below.

Domestic applicants
International applicants

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

Email us if you have any queries on medterminfo@aut.ac.nz

Last updated: 06-May-2016 2.49pm

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