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If you have a passion for public health, and need a formal undergraduate qualification, this certificate is for you.
The Certificate in Public Health is a purpose-built undergraduate programme in the School of Health Sciences. An entry-level qualification, you can achieve this certificate if you are already working in the public health sector, in primary care and in community health roles. Or you may also be yet to start university study and aspire to a career in public health.
The certificate, a 60-credit qualification, is designed to be completed in two semesters.
Students already working in public health and health promotion roles in New Zealand can apply for a fees grant from the Ministry of Health.
“We have developed the Certificate in Public Health to build capacity in our public health workforce. The courses are aligned with the Aotearoa NZ health promotion and public health competency standards. Our students engage in real world assessment, reflect on current population health challenges and identify solutions.”
The Certificate in Public Health is designed for students who aspire to careers in public health. It is particularly relevant to public health workers and those in primary care and community health roles who have yet to achieve university level qualifications in this field.
If you want to contribute to the health of all New Zealanders, this certificate will give you a critical understanding of public health issues and offer you entry to a wide range of public health careers.
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