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Graduate Certificate in Health - GCertHlth

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Level of Study

Graduate Certificate or Diploma


60 credit hours

Next start date

Expected Feb 2024


Victoria University of Wellington


Take the opportunity to be involved in shaping the future of our nation's health by studying a Graduate Certificate in Health (GCertHlth). You can tailor your studies to suit your current area of expertise and career goals, or explore a new specialisation. Choose from a variety of specialist learning options including health informatics and health promotion.

The flexible nature of the graduate certificate means you can study full-time or part-time while you work. You don't need to have a Bachelor of Health to complete a GCertHlth—graduates with any undergraduate degree can enrol.

Programme requirements

For this programme you'll need to:

Complete 60 points from courses at 200 or 300 level, of which:

At least 40 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

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