Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health
The Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health was introduced for the first time at the University of Otago in 2005. The postgraduate certificate provides a university qualification in public health, with endorsed options. Some students, particularly those already working in the health sector, may wish to obtain a postgraduate qualification in public health, but do not wish to undertake a diploma or master's qualification. The postgraduate certificate provides such students with an appropriate qualification.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health comprises two papers from the existing PUBH papers offered by the University. It is an integral part of the postgraduate Public Health programme. If students decide to continue their studies after obtaining the postgraduate certificate, they can be exempted from two papers in the Diploma in Public Health (DPH), thus obtaining a DPH by undertaking two further papers (two of the four papers must be the compulsory papers for the DPH). It is not the intention that students would be permitted to undertake two postgraduate certificates, rather that one postgraduate certificate may lead on to the completion of a postgraduate diploma.
Every applicant shall have fulfilled one of the following conditions:
- have been admitted to a degree or diploma of a university in New Zealand;
- hold an appropriate professional qualification approved by the Board of the Faculty of Medicine;
- have been admitted ad eundem statum as entitled to proceed to the certificate.
Applicants should have received a good degree, diploma, or professional qualifications, which would normally equate to a B grade average overall.
||PUBH 705 and one other PUBH paper.
||PUBH 701 and PUBH 708 (or one other approved research methods paper to the value of 10 points.
||PUBH 709 and one other PUBH paper.
||PUBH 704 and one other PUBH paper.
||PUBH 702 and one other PUBH paper.
||PUBH 706 and one other PUBH paper.
||PUBH 703 and one other PUBH paper.
For further information contact:
Tel 64 3 479 7205