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Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Medicine

University of Otago

Subject area

Occupational Health and Safety

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Entry requirements

A bachelors degree and eligibility for registration as a medical practitioner and evidence of relevant training and experience

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Certificate is a primary qualification for accrediting medical professionals who work in general occupational medicine. Those completing the Certificate will have attained adequate scientific training and acquired sufficient skills to work safety as the medical adviser to a range of industries. The Certificate course covers a broad curriculum of topics related to occupational medicine based on fundamental scientific principles such as epidemiology, toxicology, industrial hygiene, hazard assessment and control and risk management.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Public Health at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

University of Otago Māori Entrance Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Otago - Administrator - Entrance Scholarships




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Ian Campbell Scholarship

Provided by:

Wellington Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Trust - Secretary



Determined annually by the Trustees

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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

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