Diploma in Paediatrics (DipPaed)

Points per degree 120
Full-time study 1 year
Part-time study Not Applicable
Taught by Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
Taught at Varies due to hospital placements
Application Closing date Applications close 2 December 2016 or when course cap is reached
Start date 6 March 2017


The Diploma in Paediatrics is aimed at medical practitioners who are registered and working in New Zealand. It requires applicants to have six months paediatric training before the end of the calendar year. Please note that no more than three of the six months can be in neonatal paediatrics, paediatric ENT, paediatric surgery, paediatric orthopaedics or paediatric neurosurgery. Diploma candidates undergo a programme of practical training and formal education over a period of 12 months.

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Programme highlights

  • Study with the Department of Paediatrics, renowned for its strengths in research areas such as cot death, infectious diseases, asthma, diabetes and endocrinology

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