Postgraduate Diploma in Rural and Provincial Hospital Practice

University of Otago

Subject area

General Practice Medicine

Duration

2

2 Years

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

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

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A medical degree or equivalent, registration for medical practice, and two years of approved experience in general practice.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

2 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
N/A N/A
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
N/A N/A
Total N/A N/A

StudyLink website – information about student loans

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


Student Success

N/A


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 $74,754
Earnings range $52,723 - $127,712
In employment 65%
In further study 29%
On a benefit 1%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

The Brian Hardy Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Otago - Scholarship Administrator

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/study/scholarships/database/index.html

Value:

$8,000

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Russell Church Memorial Prize

Provided by:

Otago University Rugby Football Club - General Enquiries

Website:

https://www.sporty.co.nz/uniotagorugby/SCHOLARSHIPS-1/UNIVERSITY-OF-OTAGO-SCHOLARSHIPS

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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 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607
Email: university@otago.ac.nz
Web: http://www.otago.ac.nz

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

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.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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