UniversityUniversity of Canterbury
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
University of Canterbury
This certificate gives health professionals, non-clinical members of the health workforce and others interested in the health sector the chance to critically examine a range of significant issues in health sciences, and where relevant to improve their professional practice.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences is a suitable introduction to the health science sector. It can also be a pathway to other postgraduate qualifications at UC.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences is made up of courses equivalent to 60 points. Students complete any two 30-point courses from the Schedule to the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences, and may have the option of transferring to a longer postgraduate programme if desired.
This is an ideal pathway to the:
Many graduates continue to work within their health profession while others work in health-related fields, the social services, or local or central government.
To enrol, you must have completed a relevant bachelor’s degree or an equivalent health qualification.
Prior qualifications and experience will be taken into account in approving your application.
Applicants must also satisfy our English language entry requirements:
Application Deadline: If you need to apply for admission to the University, please submit your application at least 6 months before your intended start date.