Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health – PGCertPH
The regulations for this postgraduate certificate are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.
1 In order to be admitted to this programme, a student needs to have:
a completed the requirements for a degree deemed relevant by Senate or its representative
b (i) completed the requirements for a health professional qualification deemed appropriate by Senate or its representative
(ii) at least two years' relevant work experience approved by the Head of School of Population Health
c satisfied the Head of School of Population Health that they have appropriate training and experience to undertake the programme.
Duration and Total Points Value
2 A student enrolled for this postgraduate certificate must:
a pass courses with a total value of 60 points
b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Certificates.
3 The total enrolment for this postgraduate certificate must not exceed 80 points.
Structure and Content
4 Of the 60 points required for this postgraduate certificate, a student must pass:
a (i) POPLHLTH 760
(ii) POPLHLTH 708 or POPLHLTH 709
(iii) 30 points selected from courses listed in the Master of Public Health Schedule
b 60 points from one of the areas of specialisation listed in the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health Schedule.
5 A student who has completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Health Sciences, or equivalent degree, may not enrol in POPLHLTH 760, and must select an alternative course from the Master of Public Health Schedule.
6 The programme for each student must be approved by the Head of School of Population Health prior to enrolment.
7 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.
8 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006. The 2001 regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health were thereby repealed.
- 45 points: POPLHLTH 709, 711, 724
- 15 points from POPLHLTH 706, 712, HLTHINFO 728
- 30 points: POPLHLTH 725, 726
- 15 points: POPLHLTH 760
- 15 points from MĀORIHTH 701, POPLHLTH 718, POPLHLTH 733, or other courses approved by the Head of School of Population Health
- 45 points: POPLHLTH 733, 734, 760
- 15 points from POPLHLTH 736, POPLPRAC 710, 711
- 45 points: POPLHLTH 760, MĀORIHTH 701, 710
- 15 points from MĀORIHTH 705-709
Source: The University of Auckland 2013 Online Calendar
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