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Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health - Maori Health, PGCertPH

  • Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration
University rank #176 (QS) Dunedin, New Zealand
The Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health - Maori Health at University of Otago is a perfect place to start postgraduate study. 
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Overview

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 structure of the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health - Maori Health at University of Otago allows you to undertake specific endorsed areas of study to complement your areas of interest or work expertise.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Hauora Māori
  • Hauora Māori - Policy Practice and Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications close 31 October but late applications, not requiring evaluation for credit, may be considered until 1 December

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 6 months
    • Duration description

      0.5 or 1 year

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    95

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  • Minimum required score:

    587

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Entrance requirements for postgraduate study vary by programme with most requiring a minimum bachelor-level qualification in the same field, and some having additional requirements such as relevant work experience and/or professional registration in New Zealand. 
  • A postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma can usually be taken at any time after the completion of your bachelor's degree.
  • If you hold an honours degree or postgraduate diploma you may be able to eligible for master’s study by thesis only. In some cases if you hold a bachelor’s degree you may apply for a coursework master’s degree or for master’s study by coursework and thesis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13140 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13140 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    7609 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7609 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
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  • National: 11,206 NZD
  • International: 19,739 NZD

Living costs for Dunedin

  • 1000 - 2300 NZD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The University offers a number of generous masters’ awards and doctoral scholarships (for PhD and other doctoral-level study). These scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, research ability (where applicable) and suitability within the department. No interview is required. Students already receiving a full scholarship covering tuition fees and living costs are not usually eligible.

You can find out more about our scholarship options by visiting our scholarship page: https://www.otago.ac.nz/international/future-students/international-scholarships/

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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