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Postgraduate programmes

Are you a health care professional interested in further study in Primary Health Care and General Practice? At the University of Otago, Wellington (UOW) we have a range of distance taught inter-professional postgraduate papers and qualifications in Primary Health Care, Primary Health Care endorsed in Long-term Conditions Management and Travel Medicine.

FAQ's and Further Information on our Postgraduate Programmes

Are you thinking about embarking on a postgraduate qualification in Primary Health Care & General Practice? At the University of Otago Wellington campus, we have designed distance taught inter-professional postgraduate programmes for busy working health care professionals.  These are designed to support collaborative teamwork, critical thinking , creativity and communication. 

Postgraduate Papers available through Primary Health Care & General Practice

We run a range of distance taught interdisciplinary and patient-focused postgraduate papers every year supported by blended learning (e-learning and face to face residential). Papers include Primary Health Care, Long-term Conditions Management, Supporting Healthier Lifestyles, Travel Medicine and Tropical Medicine.

Postgraduate Qualifications in Primary Health Care & General Practice

You can study towards a postgraduate certificate or diploma in Primary Health Care, Primary Health Care endorsed in Long- term Conditions Management and Travel Medicine.

Masters and Doctorate Qualifications

Are you interested in advanced study in Primary Health Care & General Practice? You can study for a Masters in Primary Health Care (MPHC), General Practice (MGP) or Travel Medicine (MTravMed) or a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Thesis and portfolio options are available for Masters study.

For Currently Enrolled Students in the Department of Primary Health Care & General Practice

Are you a current student who needs assistance with accommodation, information on getting started or postgraduate student support? We have a number of resources to help you.

Contacts the Department of Primary Health Care & General Practice

Would you like to get in touch with the Department of Primary Health Care & General Practice, UOW? Please click on the link above for the Department’s full contact list.

Flyers & Brochures for Primary Health Care & General Practice Postgraduate Study

Do you need more information about our postgraduate programmes? We have downloadable brochures, booklets, flyers, as well as a prospectus available online via this link.

Postgraduate Convenors

Our staff come from a range of backgrouds, providing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our Postgraduate Programmes

Have a question about our postgraduate programmes?

For queries and general information about postgraduate programmes in the Department of Primary Health Care & General Practice, UOW, please contact:

Postgraduate Coordinator

Department of Primary Health Care & General Practice

Tel 64 4 918 5626
primarycare.distance@otago.ac.nz