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Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) endorsed in Nursing (Advanced Mental Health)

Overview

A Postgraduate Certificate designed for mental health nurses with at least two years' post-graduation experience.

Requirements

a) Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences).

b) Every candidate for the Certificate shall:

  1. be a graduate or possess an appropriate health professional qualification requiring at least three years' full-time tertiary study
  2. have experience of or be currently working in the relevant field of health care
  3. present evidence of ability for advanced level academic study.

Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) are available on the University of Otago website.

Structure of the Programme

Note: eligibility restricted to mental health nurses with at least two years' experience in a mental health specialty

Two compulsory papers (60 points)
  • NURS 403 Mental Health Nursing Practice (30 points)
  • NURS 404 Advanced Mental Health Nursing (30 points)

Contact

Judith Stone
Departmental/Postgraduate Administrator
Department of Psychological Medicine
University of Otago, Christchurch
PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tel 64 3 372 6704
Email judith.stone@otago.ac.nz