Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Women's Health

The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Women's Health is aimed at nurses, doctors, midwives and radiographers seeking to advance their knowledge and skills.  

Students who complete this programme will be able to provide health care advice to women in all areas of reproductive health and wellbeing. Depending on the graduate’s professional scope of practice completion of this qualification will assist the practitioner in prescribing treatment in this area.

This specialisation is offered by the School of Medicine. Courses in this specialisation are offered in a distance learning format.  

Programme structure

Students are required to enrol in, and complete at least 45 points from the following courses:

  • OBSTGYN 712 - Contraception and pre and Early Pregnancy (15 Points)
  • OBSTGYN 713 - Pregnancy and Postnatal Care in the Community (15 Points)
  • OBSTGYN 715 - Medical Gynaecology 1 (15 Points)
  • OBSTGYN 716 - Medical Gynaecology 2 (15 Points)

and up to 15 points from:

Important information

Places in this programme are limited. Priority may be given to applications received on or before the closing date of 8 December.

New students: to ensure you enrol on time, please visit our step-by-step guide to applications, admission, and enrolment.

This certificate is only available on a part-time basis.


Dr Wendy Burgess
Programme Director
Phone: +64 9 923 2610