Extend your knowledge in a specific area and gain credits towards Master’s study.

Programme outline

For registered health professionals wanting to extend their knowledge, advance their professional practice and develop enhanced leadership abilities to better meet the needs of populations within the Aotearoa New Zealand context. Students select one of the following endorsements:

  • Pacific Health and Nursing
  • Māori Health and Nursing
  • Addiction
  • Child/Youth Health
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Older Adult Health
  • Palliative Care
  • Perioperative
  • Primary Health
  • Trauma and Emergency Care
Documents and other details

Postgraduate Diploma in Specialty Care Course Outline

Entry requirements

Bachelors degree or equivalent. Pacific Health and Nursing strand: registered nurse with a current New Zealand practising certificate; three or more years registered nurse practice, employment for a minimum of three days per week and evidence of employer support.

International students

IELTS 7.0 Academic, IELTS 7.0 in each band or equivalent.

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