Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Subject area

Nursing

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$7,815

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

To enable students to develop advanced knowledge and skills relevant to their area of practice through intensive academic study, including advanced independent work, advanced practice and research. The over-arching objectives of the programmes aim to provide specialist education for graduates to improve health outcomes.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic Requirements An undergraduate degree in a health science/health discipline or Postgraduate Certificate in Health Practice or equivalent. Additional Requirements Interview is required for students intending to complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Practice (Registered Nurse Prescribing). Where preparation is sought for an endorsement, you must also: - be a Registered Nurse with a current Practising Certificate OR -be a Registered Midwife with a current Practicing Certificate English Requirements IELTS 6.5 Academic (no lower than 6.5 in any subtest).

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,815 $7,815
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$13,166 $13,166
Total $20,981 $20,981

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

89%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (03) 940 8669
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

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