Podiatry - Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science

Study the AUT Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Podiatry. Develop advanced knowledge and critical analysis skills in podiatry in as little as one semester.

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: 2019

Start date: 2020

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

The paper PODY801 Advanced Podiatric Practice for the High Risk Foot (45 points) requires students to hold an annual practicing certificate (APC) with the New Zealand Podiatrists Board. The other podiatry papers are open to all qualified health professionals.

Complete the following paper

And select 15 points from

OR 15 points from any other paper in the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science (with approval).

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
  • Explores a range of advanced podiatry topics
  • Further your knowledge of podiatry in as little as one semester
  • 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.