Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences in Youth Health

The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHSc) in Youth Health offers opportunities for students who wish to progress to leadership roles in youth health in such areas as planning and policy, clinical practice and programme leadership.

Programme structure

Students wishing to complete the PGDipHSc in Youth Health are required to enrol in and complete the following courses:

75 Points from:

  • EDUC 747 - Leadership in Youth Development (15 Points)
  • PAEDS 712 - Youth Health Clinical Skills (15 Points)
  • PAEDS 719 - Health, Education and Youth Development (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 732 - Population Youth Health (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 754 - Infant, Child and Adolescent Primary Mental Health (15 Points)
  • PROFCOUN 700 - Counselling in Youth Mentoring (15 Points)
  • SOCCLEAD 701 - Leading Social Innovation (15 Points)

a 15 point research course from:

and 30 points from:

  • MAORIHTH 701 - Foundations of Māori Health (15 Points)
  • NURSING 773 - Advanced Assessment and Clinical reasoning (30 Points)
  • PAEDS 710 - Clinical Care of Gender Diverse Youth (15 Points)
  • PAEDS 714 - Emergency Paediatrics (15 Points)
  • PAEDS 721 - Clinical Care of Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer (15 Points)
  • PAEDS 722 - Youth Health Practicum (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 735 - Mental Health Development: Theory and Practice (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 736 - Mental Health Promotion (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 737 - Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Studies (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 739 - Pacific Health (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 702 - Primary Mental Health (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 712 - Project Planning for Lifestyle Change (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 724 - Child and Adolescent Palliative Care (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 740 - Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 766 - Youth Addiction and Co-existing Problems (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 769 - CBT with Children, Adolescents and their Families 1 (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 770 - CBT with Children, Adolescents and their Families 2 (15 Points)

Regulations

Detailed information on admission criteria, programme structure and content, and the schedule of courses can be found in the University Calendar regulations for the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences. These should also be read in conjunction with the University's General Regulations - Postgraduate Diplomas.

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