The Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Science (PGDipMedSc) is available for medical graduates wishing to pursue postgraduate study in a health or medically related field.
Students must have completed the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (or an equivalent medical qualification), and must hold current registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand or as a
medical practitioner in their country of domicile.
Students who have completed the requirements for the Postgraduate Certificate
in Medical Science (or its equivalent) may apply to credit completed courses towards this programme.
Duration and points value
Time to complete:
Within one year if enrolled full-time, within four years if enrolled part-time
One or Two
Students wishing to complete a generic PGDipMedSc programme, without any specialisations, are required to enrol in and complete the following courses:
Alternatively students may select one of the specialisations listed below.
Places on this programme are limited. Priority may be given to applications
received on or before the closing date of 8 December.
Once you start this programme you will need to enrol continuously (each
semester) until the programme is finished. If you need to take a break you must
apply for a suspension.
This programme has a total enrolment clause of 160 points. This is the maximum number
of points you can enrol in (including failed or withdrawn courses) towards this
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 Medical Science.
These should also be read in conjunction with the University's
General Regulations - Postgraduate Diplomas.
Specialisations available under the programme of PGDipMedSc
For more information please contact: