Child Health - Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science

Want to further your understanding of child health in as little as one semester? Study the AUT Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Child Health.

Choose from a range of child health papers that draw on AUT's teaching and research expertise in the health, education, sport and social policy disciplines. Flexible study options may be available, and you can study at the North Campus and South Campus.

You may be able to credit 60 points towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science, Master of Health Science or Master of Health Practice. 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.


This is part of the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science.

Start date: 2020

You need a total of 60 points to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Child Health qualification.

You can choose from the following pathways:

Practice as a health professional in New Zealand is governed by legislation and a number of ‘Responsible Authorities’ (such as the Physiotherapy Board and the Nursing Council who register practitioners). Overseas qualified health professionals who wish to practise in New Zealand should communicate directly with the relevant Responsible Authority. Qualifications recognised for professional registration at AUT are undergraduate; study at postgraduate level is not considered equivalent recognition for NZ Board certification.

Key features
  • Focused on child and family education that is applied and practice-oriented
  • Open to all qualified health professionals
  • An integrated and interprofessional approach to child health
  • Flexible study options, including on-campus block courses and online learning

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