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Study Nursing (Gerontology) at Otago

Christchurch campus


Nursing (Gerontology) is available as an endorsement for the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc).

This programme is offered through the University's Christchurch campus.

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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.

See  Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) for Regulations.

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Contact Details

Coordinator, Student Experience
University of Otago, Christchurch

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Programme requirements

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) endorsed in Nursing (Gerontology)

  • NURS 405  Health Assessment and Advanced Nursing Practice

  • NURS 426  Nursing - Gerontology

The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) endorsed in Nursing (Gerontology) is available through Distance Learning.