MindBody Healthcare - Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science

Further your understanding of integrative ways of looking at health, illness, disease and healthcare in as little as six months with the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in MindBody Healthcare.

This programme is not offered in 2020.

This pathway within the health programmes caters for many health professionals, including doctors, nurses, counsellors, psychotherapists, body therapists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths and dentists.

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

Complete the following papers

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
  • Integrative ways of looking at health, illness, disease and healthcare
  • Incorporates psychological, subjective, family, cultural and spiritual perspectives
  • Caters for a variety of qualified health professionals
  • Close links to the National Institute for Public Health and Mental Health Research

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