UniversityUniversity of Otago
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Jul 2024
University of Otago
The Postgraduate Certificate in General Practice (PGCertGP) is offered to medical practitioners who require certification of participation and satisfactory completion of approved postgraduate papers.
The Postgraduate Certificate in General Practice (PGCertGP) is also available through Distance Learning.
Take your practice to the next level
We offer postgraduate opportunities for general practitioners and health care professionals to help you:
Become a confident, effective and inspiring clinical teacher
Gain the ability to manage complexity
Optimise your therapeutic relationships
Understand clinical ethics in practice
Gain insight into the cultural context of health care and medicine to better meet patients’ needs
Find answers through research
Through our courses, general practitioners and health care professionals develop skills to sustain and transform their practice and thrive in challenging environments.
Structure of the Programme
The programme of study shall consist of the core paper GENA 820 and 30 points from the schedule of elective papers for the Postgraduate Diploma in General Practice.
Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) on the advice of the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School, which must be satisfied that the applicant has the ability and experience to proceed to the programme.
Every applicant shall
Every applicant shall be registered for medical practice in either Australia or New Zealand or have an exemption from this requirement from the Board of Studies in Primary Health Care.
English language requirements