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Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc)


The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences is designed for health professionals and others in health-related fields who wish to study for a postgraduate health sciences qualification which does not include the research component (thesis or dissertation). 


Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) detailing the Admission to the Programme, Structure of the Programme, Duration of the Programme, is available through the University of Otago website.

Endorsed Options

Endorsed options for the PGCertHealSc through the Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences are:

Note: Students would normally enrol initially for the PGCert before proceeding to the diploma


Ruth Helms
Manager, Academic Programmes
University of Otago, Christchurch
PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tel +64 3 364 0527

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