Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Sports Medicine

The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHSc) specialising in Sports Medicine, is aimed at general practitioners who wish to increase their expertise in treating athletes in their practice. In addition, it can be a launching pad for further specialisation in sports medicine which, with a rapidly expanding leisure industry, is increasingly in demand. The programme is multi-disciplinary and divided into courses on sports injuries, sports medicine, and practical clinical skills. Lecturers are chosen for their expertise in their field and for their knowledge of treating sports people.

This specialisation is offered by the School of Population Health. Courses in this specialisation are offered in a Distance learning format.

Students are required to enrol in, and complete, the following courses:

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.  


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