Are you a health professional, have experience in the health industry, or looking to change careers? Do you want to extend your knowledge of the health care sector in Aotearoa/New Zealand?
This graduate diploma will help open up new opportunities for employment in a wide range of health industries, or pave the way for higher level study.
You'll be able to increase your understanding of the New Zealand health care system as you examine health from an individual, whanau/family, and community perspective.
During the course you explore the scope of New Zealand health ethics, legislation, cultural safety and the significance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi. You develop specialist knowledge in the health context of New Zealand, public health, Māori health models, health of older adults, palliative care, and rehabilitation. You learn to analyse and critique current research and recognise how evidence-based practice is informed by research.
This qualification does not lead to New Zealand nurse registration. It can, however, lead students on to postgraduate study or employment within a wide range of primary, secondary and tertiary health and disability sector services.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- Graduate Diploma in Health and Rehabilitation Studies
|Next intake||Jun 2020 View more details|
1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
Part-time study available
|Indicative Fees||Approx. $6,120-$7,344 total cost of qualification (dependent on papers chosen) for domestic students View full fees information|
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Employment in health roles such as:
- palliative and disability support care worker
- co-ordinator or community based needs assessor
Topics you'll cover
- Academic and Information Skills for Health
- Population Health
- Health of the Older Adult
- Professional Practice in Aotearoa/New Zealand Health Care
- Palliative and Continuing Care
- Health Systems and Structures
- Applied Research in Health
|Indicative Fees *||Approx. $6,120-$7,344 total cost of qualification (dependent on papers chosen) for domestic students|
Help with fees
Are you Eligible for Free Fees?
There are two ways you can take advantage of free fees. One is through Toi Ohomai’s range of free courses. These are separate to the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative so you don’t need to check your eligibility in relation to fees – simply apply in the normal way and we’ll take it from there.
The other is through the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative: If you’re starting tertiary study for the first time you might be eligible for a year’s worth of free fees. Find out more in our FAQ about the government’s fees free initiative.
Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.
- A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
- A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you’re studying. You don't have to pay the money back.
Find out more and apply at studylink.govt.nz
Scholarships are one way you might be able to get some financial help. Any scholarships specifically related to this course are shown below, otherwise check out the full list of scholarships promoted by Toi Ohomai.
Course Entry Information
- an undergraduate degree, OR
- a Level 6 diploma in a cognate subject, OR
- be able to demonstrate equivalent practical, professional or educational experience. This must be evidenced through the submission of a CV detailing relevant work experience and professional achievements.
English language requirements
IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 4 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||29 Jun 2020|
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||16 Nov 2020|
- 1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
- Part-time study available
Further Study Options
Courses Offered at Toi Ohomai
Courses Currently Under Development at Toi Ohomai, or Offered at Other Institutions
- further postgraduate studies at Level 8 and above.