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Study General Practice at Otago

Take your practice to the next level

We offer postgraduate opportunities for general practitioners and health care professionalsto help you:

  • Become a confident, effective and inspiring clinical teacher
  • Gain the ability to manage complexity
  • Optimise your therapeutic relationships
  • Understand clinical ethics in practice
  • Gain insight into the cultural context of health care and medicine to better meet patients’ needs
  • Find answers through research

Through our courses, general practitioners and health care professionals develop skills to sustain and transform their practice and thrive in challenging environments.

We offer taught and supervised postgraduate qualifications.

Details of the programmes and requirements

Who can study with us?

We can admit general practitioners who are registered for practice with either the New Zealand Medical Council or the Australian Medical Council. If this does not apply to you, you may still be eligible to study with us.

Contact the postgraduate administrator to find out if you are eligible to enrol for postgraduate study in the department.

The following programmes are offered

Contact details

Postgraduate administrator
Department of General Practice and Rural Health
Otago Medical School
Tel +64 3 479 7424


See the full list of General Practice (GENA) papers.

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