12 months
34610 USD/year
10322 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Victoria University of Wellington's Professional Practice is designed for professionals from many disciplines across the health sector such as occupational therapists, paramedics, and physiotherapists, you will gain advanced knowledge of complex health care systems and develop the theoretical and practical skills you need to become a leader in your workplace.


Key facts

Enhance your skills in analysing, evaluating and applying information and research to your everyday work, and develop your ability to carry out advanced assessments on patients by improving your clinical reasoning.

Victoria University of Wellington's Professional Practice is created in close consultation with industry experts, managers and students, you can be sure you're studying the latest developments in your profession.

To qualify for entry you'll need a Bachelor's degree in a health-related discipline and professional working experience in the health care sector. The path you take will depend on your previous academic achievements and your professional goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Leadership and Management
  • Health Policy, Planning and Service Delivery
  • Health Promotion
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Professional Practice
  • Workplace Health and Safety.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject with at least a B average
  • You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    34610 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34610 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10322 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10322 USD per year during 12 months.
  • NZ$14,312 national
  • NZ$48,071 international

Living costs for Wellington

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.


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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