Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Practice
Unitec New Zealand Limited
Mixed Field Programmes not elsewhere classified
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Through reflective practice, graduates will be able to apply their practice-based knowledge to identify complex issues in dynamic environments. Through experiential learning they will critically engage with specialised knowledge and apply this within interdisciplinary work environments. They will be able to develop strategies for further enquiry and research.
Specialisation: Health Science
Health practitioners will be enabled to work collaboratively, within and across disciplines, to lead and deliver optimal evidence-based practice to benefit clients and communities.
Specialisation: Clinical Research
Practitioners will be enabled to lead and participate in collaborative clinical research programmes that contribute evidence that influences and improves health care delivery.
Specialisation: Social Practice
Social practitioners (including social workers, community developers, counsellors and not-for-profit practitioners) will be enabled to work collaboratively in cross-sector and complex environments, in order to transform practice in ways that promote social justice and reduce inequalities within communities
Key Information for Students
A relevant degree with average grade requirements or a relevant professional qualification and proof of work relevant to the programme of study plus English language requirements. Special admission also accepted.
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:
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All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
BPW Hawera Second Chance Education Grant
BPW New Zealand - Projects Chair
The grant is up to $1000 .
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
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.