Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences

The PGDipHSc offers current health professionals, and those with a relevant undergraduate qualification, a wide range of courses in the Advanced Nursing and Mental Health Nursing specialisations.

This can build on the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences or be taken as a standalone qualification. This can lead to a Master of Nursing or Master of Health Sciences. Learn more about the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences.

Specialisations

The following specialisations are available to MIT nursing graduates:

  • Advanced Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing

Who can apply?

The PGDipHSc is open to MIT students who:

  • have completed the MIT Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent approved professional qualification
  • have at least two years of relevant work practice

Credit

If you complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences you may credit the points to the PGDipHSc. Find out more about the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences.

Future study options

Master of Nursing
For registered nurses wanting to advance their skills and knowledge.

Master of Health Sciences
For students wanting to expand postgraduate study in a health related field.

Completing the PGDipHSc

Number of points to complete PGDipHSc
Full-time
study
Part-time
study
Location
120 points 1 year
(2 semesters)
4 years
(8 semesters)
Middlemore

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