Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Sector Leadership

Open Polytechnic

Subject area

Community Client Care

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Entry requirements

Applicants must have either, an undergraduate degree in a relevant field, or professional experience in the mental health sector to the satisfaction of the Programme Leader. Students who have completed The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand's Bachelor of Social Health and Wellbeing are not eligible for enrolment in this programme.
If English is the not the applicant's first language, candidates will need an IELTS (Academic) score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This Graduate Diploma prepares graduates to work within the rapidly transforming mental health sector and beyond as confident, competent, responsive and collaborative leaders who understand the complexity of the environment and possess a range of strategies for engaging with people who use mental health services

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Society and Culture at this level can earn:

$50,000

Median earnings one year after study

$56,000

Median earnings two years after study

$67,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

82%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Mary Lambie Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - Scholarships & Grants

Website:

http://www.nzno.org.nz/support/scholarships

Value:

$1000 - may be divided between applicants of equal merit.

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Effie Redwood Endowment Fund

Provided by:

NZ Nurses Organisation (Inc) National Office - Scholarships & Grants

Website:

http://www.nzno.org.nz/support/scholarships

Value:

Up to $5000

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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

Phone: (04) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308
Email: customerservices@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
Web: http://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz

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