Diploma in Health (Advanced) (Applied Management)
Public Health not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The strategic purpose of this qualification is to provide the
public, private and community health sector with specialised
work-ready professional health sector managers. The
qualification addresses diverse health sector employer needs
such as: health strategies and priorities, health governance,
health quality management systems, specialised health
business requirements, facilitative management, health
research methods and their application and understandings of
health service quality evaluation approaches and practices.
The qualification targets learners with an interest and
experience of the health sector wishing to move into a career
as a specialised professional health sector manager. The key benefactors of this qualification will be the health and medical
sector service providers and consumers such as Māori,
Pasifika communities. Graduates will benefit the sector by
working effectively and optimising the health services that
can be provided with finite resources.
Key Information for Students
Both national and international learners must be at least 20 years of age in the year of study and hold as a minimum a Level 5 Diploma in Health and 3 years related work experience or Level 6 Diploma in Health and two years related work experience or degree and one year of experience in health related work or the applicant can demonstrate equivalent level 6 academic plus practical, professional or technical knowledge and skills in an entrance examination and admission interview that would be held prior to confirmation of enrolment. All applicants will be interviewed to evaluate their readiness to study this advanced course as part of the selection process. International learners who have achieved prior qualifications in non-english speaking educational settings must also provide evidence of having achieved current NZQA English language requirements.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$28,689 - $46,694|
|In further study||28%|
|On a benefit||7%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.