Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Palliative Care

The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHSc), specialising in Palliative Care is offered to doctors, nurses and other health professionals working in this area.  

Students are required to enrol in 60 points from the following courses:

  • POPLHLTH 746 - Societal Approaches to Death (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 701 - Therapeutic Communication (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 720 - Psychosocial issues in Palliative Care (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 722 - Symptom Management in Palliative Care (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 723 - Advanced Symptom Management in Palliative Care (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 724 - Child and Adolescent Palliative Care (15 points)

Important information


Places on this programme are limited. Priority may be given to applications received on or before the closing date of 8 December.

New students, to ensure you enrol on time, please visit our step-by-step guide to applications, admission, and enrolment.

To apply for this programme click on the red APPLY NOW button.  

Regulations


Detailed information on admission criteria, programme structure and content, and the schedule of courses can be found in the University's Calendar Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences.

For more information please contact:


Email: fmhs@auckland.ac.nz

Phone: +64 (0) 9 9232760