Are you a working professional who wants to gain higher level qualifications in your field of expertise? At Toi Ohomai you can advance your study of professional leadership with our unique suite of applied postgraduate courses that link directly to your current practice.
Your study is highly applied which means assessments and projects directly support your professional employment – you can seamlessly put your new skills and knowledge into practice on the job.
During the course you explore and evaluate your own personal practice while learning to critique, analyse and find effective solutions to issues and challenges within your specialist field.
You advance your knowledge of microbiology and healthcare epidemiology, and critically evaluate procedures in healthcare settings.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Professional Studies leads onto the Postgraduate Diploma and Masters study – within 18 months you could complete three qualifications. Or, complete your Postgraduate Certificate and put your new skills to work. You can return at any time to take your learning to the next level.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Professional Studies (Infection Prevention and Control)
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19 weeks full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
Part-time study available
|Indicative Fees||Approx. $3,774 - $4,284 total cost of qualification (dependent on papers chosen) for domestic students View full fees information|
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- specialist nurse practitioner
- health manager
- professional researcher
Topics you'll cover
- Critical Reflective Practice
- Microbiology and Responses to Infection
- Healthcare Epidemiology
- Infection Prevention Control in Practice
|Indicative Fees *||Approx. $3,774 - $4,284 total cost of qualification (dependent on papers chosen) for domestic students|
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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 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.
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
You must have:
- a bachelor's degree or a graduate certificate or graduate diploma in a cognate subject
You must have access to a relevant workplace. If you are not currently employed it is expected that you'll have at least two years relevant experience to draw on.
Limitations may apply to the number of students admitted and enrolled on the course. The Faculty Leader shall approve every applicant selected for the Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Professional Studies
English language requirements
IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 5 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
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- 19 weeks full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
- Part-time study available