Interested in health science and already have a degree? Study the one-semester Graduate Certificate in Health Science.
This programme is suitable if you have a degree in another discipline and don’t meet the entry criteria for postgraduate study in health sciences. It's also a great choice if you don't have a degree but have considerable work experience in health, sport or recreation and want to gain a qualification in your field.
You can choose from a range of courses from the Bachelor of Health Science or Bachelor of Sport and Recreation.
You take four 15-point approved undergraduate courses, of which at least three must be level 7.
You‘ll be guided to select your courses in a given subject area.
Addiction is a complex problem that affects the physical and mental health of individuals and their families, and impacts on the wider social environment. AUT's addictions courses equip students with the skills to work effectively with people who have substance use and/or gambling related problems in a range of settings.
Choose four 15-point courses from:
*Available for a Certificate of Proficiency Application
**Has a distance learning option, and is available for a Certificate of Proficiency Application.
Students who want be considered for DAPAANZ registration will need to complete PSYC714 Drug and Alcohol Studies and PSYC711 Assessment and Intervention, and will also need to hold an applied bachelor’s degree in nursing, social work, medicine, counselling or similar.
Check the DAPAANZ website for more details about registration.
Choose four 15-point courses, subject to the approval of the programme leader.
The psychology courses in the Graduate Certificate in Health Science are aimed at students who already have a degree or experience in psychology. If you don’t have previous experience in psychology, you should apply for the Graduate Diploma in Health Science.
PSYC705 Positive Psychology
PSYC702 Critical Evaluation in Psychology
PSYC701 Experimental and Applied Behaviour Analysis
PSYC780 Emotions and Human Nature
HEAL709 Advanced Research
PSYC781 Applied Issues in Cultural and Social Psychology
PSYC706 Health Psychology
PSYC707 Approaches to Psychological Intervention
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.