Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science

This page has an overview of the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science qualification that you can study at AUT South Campus in Manukau.

Quick facts

Programme code: AK3487
Points: 120
Duration: Maximum of 3 years
Start date: 17 July 2017, 26 February and 16 July 2018

AUT encourages early application. Programmes will remain open until all places have been filled.


The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science* at AUT South Campus in Manukau is a coursework programme that can lead to the Master of Health Science or Master of Health Practice. You complete papers in your chosen discipline to advance your knowledge and academic development.

If you have already completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science, you can add one research, one professional and one specialty core paper to complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science.

*A postgraduate certificate must be surrendered to claim full credits towards a postgraduate diploma. Please refer to the AUT Calendar for Recognition of Prior Learning.

Entry requirements

An applicant must have completed the following or equivalent:
  • Bachelor of Health Science; or
  • Graduate Diploma in Health Science; or
  • Relevant professional practice or experience in a related health field equivalent to a bachelor's degree

Other entry requirements

  • May be asked to provide evidence of current professional practice.

Specialisations available

You can specialise in these disciplines:

Last updated: 04-Jul-2017 10.48am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.