Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science

Develop advanced knowledge and critical analysis skills in the field of health sciences in as little as one semester with the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science.

Health professionals from all sectors can study health sciences at an advanced level through the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science.

The programme can prepare you for further study at postgraduate diploma or master’s level. It's a great postgraduate study option if you have been out of study for some time, or are unsure if postgraduate study is for you. You'll be surprised at the flexibile learning options that AUT offers.

Start date: 2019

Minimum entry requirements

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 bachelor’s degree

Other requirements

  • Provide evidence of current professional practice. Some papers are only open to students with current professional practice registration.
  • May be required to meet Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (HPCA Act) and Vulnerable Children’s Act (VCA Act) requirements and other relevant legislation

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with no band less than 6.0
Quick facts
Programme code:
AK3484
Level:
8
Points:
60
Duration:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
North Campus / South Campus
Starts:

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

Fees:
Domestic
$4,188 - $4,410
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 60 points in 2018. Exact fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range. As fees are subject to change, 2019 fees may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
International
$17,390
  • This represents the tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 60 points in 2018. Exact tuition fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range. As fees are subject to change, 2019 tuition fees may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

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