Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science

Southern Institute of Technology

Subject area

Health

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$6,924

over 1 Year - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

To enable health professionals to develop skills of research, critical analysis, constructive synthesis and advanced practice in their discipline.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Application by Academic Qualification An undergraduate degree in a health profession discipline and with New Zealand registration in their health care discipline. It is expected that applicants will be in current clinical practice. 0.4 full time equivalent positions is the expected minimum. However, applicants who are unable to meet this will be assessed by the postgraduate programme manager to ensure they have appropriate clinical placements. Where an applicant does not hold an undergraduate degree in a health professional discipline, evidence of extensive professional practice and scholarly achievement to the equivalent of a Bachelor s degree is to be presented in a curriculum vitae accompanied by a statement about advanced practice and postgraduate goals for the future.

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)
$6,924 $6,924
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$12,050 $12,050
Total $18,974 $18,974

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


Student Success

91%


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 $49,742
Earnings range $36,788 - $58,154
In employment 58%
In further study 37%
On a benefit 0%

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

Ian Campbell Scholarship

Provided by:

Wellington Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.wppdt.org/

Value:

Determined annually by the Trustees

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Altrusa Club of Ashburton Health Bursary

Provided by:

Altrusa Club of Ashburton

Website:

http://www.altrusa.org.nz/clubs.html

Value:

$1,000. Paid in two $500 instalments

Read more

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 478 839
Phone: (03) 211 2699
Fax: (03) 214 4977
Email: info@sit.ac.nz
Web: http://www.sit.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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