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The Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Aviation Medicine (PGCertCAvMed) is a programme intended for aviation medical examiners who do not wish to undergo full Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) training.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Aviation Medicine (PGCertCAvMed) is available through Distance Learning.
Please contact the Programme Manager before enrolling for this programme.
Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Aviation Medicine (PGCertCAvMed)
Admission to the Programme
- Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) on the advice of the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School, which must be satisfied that the applicant has the ability and experience to proceed to the programme.
- Every applicant shall have been admitted to the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of a university in New Zealand or hold an equivalent medical qualification approved by the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School.
Structure of the Programme
Duration of the Programme
- The duration of the programme shall be equivalent to half an academic year of full-time study or the equivalent in part-time study.
- Every candidate must obtain terms before being admitted to examinations.
- A candidate shall satisfy the requirements for the postgraduate certificate within four years of admission to the programme.
A candidate shall be examined in each paper. A candidate who fails an examination may, on the recommendation of the examiners, be admitted to a special examination.
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) may in exceptional circumstances approve a course of study which does not comply with these regulations.