Postgraduate study in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

What can you study in Obstetrics and Gynaecology?

You can study Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology, the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences, the Diploma in Health Sciences or the Master of Health Sciences.

You can also conduct postgraduate research in this subject at the University’s Liggins Institute.

The areas of study include:

  • Common antenatal problems such as caesarean
  • Contraception
  • Early pregnancy screening
  • HRT use
  • Incontinence
  • Menstrual problems
  • Pregnancy care

For doctors interested in specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology will give you excellent background knowledge.

Doctors seeking vocational registration for work in family planning and reproductive health may take some of these University of Auckland courses toward the Clinical Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Health offered by RANZCOG, NZ Family Planning and NZSHS.

Where can postgraduate study in Obstetrics and Gynaecology take you?

PGDipObstMedGyn graduates will have the knowledge and skills to improve the reproductive health of all women and the welfare of babies in their registered medical professional role.

Jobs related to Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  • Consultant
  • Gynaecologist
  • Nurse Midwife
  • Obstetrician
  • Physician
  • Research
  • Ultrasound technician

Further study options