Leadership and Management - Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science

Study the AUT Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Leadership and Management to further your understanding of leadership and management in the health sector in as little as one semester.

The leadership and management papers are open to all qualified health professionals. You may be able to credit 60 points towards 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.


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 Leadership and Management qualification.

Complete the following paper

And select 45 points from

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.

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Key features
  • Focused on leadership and management for the health sector
  • Open to all qualified health professionals
  • Flexible study options, including on-campus block courses and online learning
  • Staff who are internationally recognised as experts in this field

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