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Graduate Diploma in Health - GDipHlth

This course is available


Level of Study

Graduate Certificate or Diploma


120 credit hours

Next start date

Expected Jul 2023


Victoria University of Wellington


Be part of ensuring everyone has access to the best possible health care and advice by studying a Graduate Diploma in Health (GDipHlth). Whether you want to study something new, enhance your career prospects or get up to date with new developments in your industry, studying a Graduate Diploma in Health can help you achieve your goals.

You can specialise in a particular field to further your professional goals, or gain a more general overview by completing the diploma without a specialisation.

The diploma has been designed to be flexible—you can complete it in two trimesters of full-time study, or study part-time while you work.

You don't need to have a Bachelor of Health to complete a GDipHlth—graduates with any undergraduate degree can enrol.

Programme requirements

For this programme you'll need to:

Complete 120 points at 200 or 300 level, of which:

At least 75 points are from 300-level courses

Entry criteria

To be accepted into this programme you will need:

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent

To have been accepted by the Associate Dean as capable of proceeding with the proposed course of study

Proof of English proficiency

To be accepted into this programme you will need:

IELTS: minimum overall score of 6.5 with no sub-score below 6.0

TOEFL: minimum score of 90 for the internet-based test with a minimum of 20 in writing

Pearson Test of English: minimum score of 58 (with a ‘Communicative’ score of not less than 50)

EPP: minimum final scores of 4,4,5,5

Application Deadlines - Trimester 1: 1 Dec and Trimester 2: 1 May.

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