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Paper timelines and availability

Papers offered in 2018

 All the papers of the diploma are offered in 2018. FDRHMNZs and FRNZCGPs are welcome. 

See who should consider these papers

Residential dates

Semester 1

GENA 724 The Context of Rural Hospital Medicine 5–7 March 2018 in Rawene

GENA 725 Communication in Rural Hospital Medicine 1–4 March 2018 in Hokianga

GENA 726 Obstetrics and Paediatrics in Rural Hospitals 5–8 June 2018 in Christchurch

Semester 2

GENA 723 Trauma and Emergencies in Rural Settings Not available 2018. This paper will be offered in Semester 1 2019.

GENA 727 Surgical Specialties in Rural Hospitals 5–8 November 2018 in Christchurch

GENA 728 Cardiorespiratory Medicine in Rural Hospitals 26 November–1 December 2018 in Dunedin

GENA 729 Medical Specialties in Rural Hospitals 19–23 November 2018 in Christchurch

Postgraduate Certificate in Clinician-Performed Ultrasound

Registrations are now closed for 2018. Please email us (see contact details below) your name, contact details, place and nature of your clinical work to register your interests by 1 August 2018 for the 2019 intake. 

Rural Postgraduate Programme calendar

Download the 2018 calendar for the residentials and other important dates for the rural health sector (PDF 56 KB)


University-wide enrolment procedures and key dates can be found on the University Information Centre webpage.

University Information Centre

It is essential to email Bron Hunt, the Programme Administrator, well ahead of time prior to formally enrolling in a paper to avoid disappointment.


Enrol in these papers directly through eVision if you are a returning student.

For new students in second semester, please apply for the Postgraduate Diploma in Rural and Provincial Hospital Practice (PGDipRPHP) by ASAP.

Apply for the Postgraduate Diploma in Rural and Provincial Hospital Practice (PGDipRPHP)

Contact Details

For enquiries about enrolment, please contact the Rural Postgraduate Programme Administrator:

Bron Hunt
Rural Postgraduate Programme Administrator
Dean's Department
Tel 64 3 440 4345
Mobile 64 27 225 2987
Mailing address: C/O Dunstan Hospital
PO Box 30
Clyde 9341
New Zealand