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Graduate Diploma in Infection Risk Management

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Toi Ohomai

Subject area

Public Health not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree in any discipline, Level 6 Diploma in a relevant field or be able to demonstrate equivalent practical, professional or educational experience. Ability to meet academic requirements and English language competency.
Additional Requirements
For international applicants who come from non-English speaking backgrounds, an IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5, or an equivalent relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined in NZQF-related rules (Rule 18).
For domestic applicants for whom English is not their first language, evidence of language competency may be required. If concern is raised related to communication competency in the English language, any student (domestic or international) may be requested to undertake an English language test prior to or during the programme. If the student is found to have an IELTS score of less than 5.5 in all bands, they maybe temporarily withdrawn from the programme until they can demonstrate the required English language competency.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of this qualification is to enable students to develop the skills and knowledge to coordinate, develop, implement and monitor infection risk management programmes within health related organisations and environments.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Public Health at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

Not Available

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand Text Book Grant for Tertiary Students

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



$500 each

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Rural Women New Zealand Tertiary Bursaries

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



$1,000 each.

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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.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Fax: (07) 544 2386

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