Child Health - Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science

Study the AUT Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science in Child Health and gain advanced knowledge and critical analysis skills in the field of child health in as little as one year.

Our child health courses draw on AUT's teaching and research expertise in the health, education, sport and social policy disciplines. Study is available at our North Campus and South Campus.

The programme can prepare you for further study at 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 Diploma in Health Science.

Start date: 2021

You need a total of 120 points to complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science in Child Health qualification.

You can choose from the following pathways:

# Course has special requirements. Refer to course flyer.

Practice as a health professional in New Zealand is governed by legislation and a number of ‘Responsible Authorities’ (such as the NZ Psychologist Board, 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.

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