Graduate Diploma in Health Science and Technology (Renal Physiologist)

Manukau Institute of Technology

Subject area

Health not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements: Hold a relevant Bachelor's degree OR Have a relevant professional qualification or experience approved by the Director of Practice or their representative, to demonstrate ability to study at level 7 AND Have completed a minimum of 30 credits study at level 5 in Human Bioscience and Anatomy and Physiology or equivalent. AND Have English competence to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English. Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 6.5 (with no score below 6.5) or equivalent. AND * Provide a completed medical declaration and/or evidence of a current health certificate from a registered health practitioner, indicating ability to practice safely and to be physically capable of meeting the practical aspects of the programme. * Each applicant will be required to declare all criminal convictions and pending convictions, and submit a New Zealand Police Consent to Disclosure of Information form with their application. This will be sent to the Police Licensing and Vetting Service if the applicant is accepted into the programme and is returned in confidence to the Director of Nursing. Information on the New Zealand Vetting Service is available from VCA checking * Provide two testimonials and/or character references attesting to candidate's suitability for working in Health Care * Provide a confidential report from the institution where a candidate is applying to transfer from another institution. AND Prior to final acceptance and enrolment students must provide: * Relevant evidence of health screening to meet various Health Authority/Institutional requirements is required in order to complete enrolment

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

-The aim of the qualification is to provide students with the opportunity to engage in meaningful professional development at graduate level. For registered health professionals this will enable them to remain up to date with new technology and developments in the field and/or meet relevant competency requirements.

What graduates earn

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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

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Phone: (0800) 626252
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