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Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Palliative Care University of Auckland

New Zealand

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Summary

This certificate allows you to complete postgraduate taught courses in a diverse range of subjects that are related to health sciences.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHSc), specialising in Palliative Care is offered to doctors, nurses and other health professionals working in this area.

Students are required to enrol in 60 points from the following courses:

POPLHLTH 746 - Societal Approaches to Death (15 Points)
POPLPRAC 701 - Therapeutic Communication (15 Points)
POPLPRAC 720 - Psychosocial issues in Palliative Care (15 Points)
POPLPRAC 722 - Symptom Management in Palliative Care (15 Points)
POPLPRAC 723 - Advanced Symptom Management in Palliative Care (15 Points)
POPLPRAC 724 - Child and Adolescent Palliative Care (15 points)

SOCHLTH 732 - Working with Grief and Loss (15 Points)

Where could this programme take you?

This certificate programme enables health professionals to specialise in their area of practice at postgraduate level, according to the specialisation chosen.

Further study options

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences in Palliative Care

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Palliative Care.

Full Time (1 semester)

Tuition fees

NZ$30,410.00 (15,69,977) per year

Tuition fee: NZ $22,155 – NZ $38,664

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

01 Mar, 19 Jul

Venue

Grafton Campus

85 Park Road,

AUCKLAND,

Grafton,

1023, New Zealand

Entry requirement for international students

You must have completed an undergraduate degree at a recognised university (or similar institution) in a health-related discipline such as health sciences, medicine, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, psychology, or social work.

you must be a health professional currently working in these service areas.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

Scholarships

Here are some scholarship that are available at University of Auckland.

Dean's International Doctoral Scholarship (FMHS)

Value of scholarship

Up to NZ $28,200 stipend per annum plus compulsory tuition fees, relocation grant, and health insurance

Application details:

You do not need to apply for this scholarship, award or prize or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

Eligibility requirements:

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to attract international students of high calibre to pursue a research doctoral degree in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. 

Tenure: Up to 36 months

Who can apply:

All international

University of Auckland Health Research Doctoral Scholarship

Value of scholarship

Up to NZ $28,200 p.a. for 2020 plus compulsory fees and international health insurance

Application details:

You do not need to apply for this Scholarship or complete an online application form, it is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant Faculty or University of Auckland Committee.

Eligibility requirements:

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to encourage and support academically excellent students to study for a PhD in a health-related area in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. 

Tenure: Up to 36 months (pro-rated for part-time students)

Who can apply:

All international

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