Postgraduate Diploma in Rural and Provincial Hospital Practice
University of Otago
General Practice Medicine
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
This postgraduate diploma provides a formal nationally recognised qualification for medical practitioners who staff rural hospitals.
Key Information for Students
A medical degree or equivalent, registration for medical practice, and two years of approved experience in general practice.
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||$52,723 - $127,712|
|In further study||29%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Pacific Health Scholarships
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
$10,000 for Medical and Dentistry students $5,000 for all remaining qualifications (refer to list of eligible q
Dr E C Grant and Mrs H M Grant Memorial Medical Scholarship
University of Otago - Scholarships Administrator
On-going funding towards tuition fees & annual stipend
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.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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