Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice

The programme is designed so you can engage with other health and social service fields, and broaden your professional practice. Focus on collaboration and extend your ability to work in interprofessional teams. Develop your leadership skills. You may gain credits towards Master’s study.

What you will learn

  • Advance your skills in health and social practice
  • Choose an interdisciplinary qualification
  • Focus on diversity, inter-professionalism, education and leadership
  • Apply your study and research to what you’re already doing
  • Study anywhere in New Zealand - most of your study will be online

 

 

Programme overview

The postgraduate certificate is a 60 credit programme. Choose 60 credits from the elective course below.

  • Research methods for health and social practices
  • Diversity in professional practice (30 credit)
  • Advancing professional practice (30 credit)
  • Professional education practice (30 credit)
  • Professional leadership practice (30 credit)
  • Clinical topic (15 credit)
  • Simulation practice (15 credit)
  • Special topic (15 credit)
  • Special topic (30 credit)
  • Policy for professional practice (30 credit)
  • Partnering with Māori in health and social practice (30 credit)
  • Working with Pasifika people (30 credit)

 

Entry criteria

Additional Entry Criteria for Health and Social Services Programmes (PDF 1.6 MB)

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Special entry may be granted if you do not meet the entry criteria, but the Head of School is satisfied you are capable of undertaking the programme.

Special entry may be granted if you do not meet entry criteria, if the Head of School is satisfied you are capable of undertaking the programme.

Student must have access to a fast internet connection.

International students

Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 7.0 with no band score less than 6.5, or equivalent.

 

Further study options

 

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