Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice
Whitireia Community Polytechnic Ltd
Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 17 Weeks - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this programme is to provide the health and social sector with graduates who have attained advanced knowledge and scholarship through application of research to their professional practice context. It is designed for professionals in health and social practice seeking to advance their knowledge and skills. Graduates have built on their professional experience to gain internationally recognised knowledge and skills for career enhancement for practice at an advanced, specialised level. Graduates will have the ability to work effectively in interprofessional teams and have enhanced skills for the provision of high quality services to diverse people and communities.
Key Information for Students
Bachelor degree or equivalent experience, and relevant practice in a related professional field (International: IELTS 7.0 Academic, with no band below 6.5, or equivalent)
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||$33,025 - $55,350|
|In further study||30%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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Ministry of Justice
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Where does this information come from?
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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.