Postgraduate study in Women’s Health

What can you study in Women’s Health?

You can study Women’s Health in the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences and the Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology.

The areas of study cover include:

  • Contraception
  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Pre and Postnatal care
  • Pregnancy


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

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:

Where can postgraduate study in Women’s Health take you?

Postgraduate study in Women’s Health can help a range of health professionals advance their knowledge and skills.

Students who complete this programme will be able to provide healthcare advice to women in all areas of reproductive health and wellbeing.

If you are working in some of the roles below, you may find Women's Health of great benefit and interest to your role.

  • Doctors
  • Gynaecology
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Obstetrics
  • Radiography