Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences

PGDipHealSc


Duration

1–2 years full-time

Entry times

February or July (Semester 1 or 2)

Fees Estimate

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Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Master of Health Sciences
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Duration

1–2 years full-time

Entry times

February or July (Semester 1 or 2)

Fees Estimate

See tuition fees for details

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Master of Health Sciences
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

Overview

This Diploma is aimed at people who are currently employed in, or seeking employment in, a health-related field, the social services, or local or central government. UC's Health Sciences qualifications give students the opportunity to examine critically a range of significant issues in health sciences, and where relevant to improve their professional practice.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences is an advanced, interdisciplinary programme. Students may either follow a general course of study, or focus on a specialisation and receive their qualification endorsed in:

  • Environment and Health
  • Health and Community
  • Health Behaviour Change
  • Health Information Management
  • Palliative Care

Contact us

For full requirements see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences.

For study planning help contact the School of Heath Sciences | Te Kura Mātai Hauora or the College of Education, Health and Human Development:

College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Phone +64 3 369 3333
Email educationadvice@canterbury.ac.nz