Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health in Environmental Health

The Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health (PGCertPH) in Environmental Health is for health professionals who have, or wish to have, a career in environmental health or do research in environmental health. It will also suit environmental health officers and others who provide essential services involving monitoring and management of environmental health hazards, as well as those in consulting companies, local government and industry who need some knowledge about environmental health issues in their daily work.

This programme is offered by the School of Population Health, and is taught and assessed entirely by course work. Some courses in this subject area are offered in a flexible learning format.

Students wishing to complete the PGCertPH in Environmental Health are required to enrol in, and complete, the following courses:

and 15 points from:

  • MAORIHTH 701- Foundations of Māori Health
  • POPLHLTH 718 - Health and Public Policy
  • POPLHLTH 733 - Health Promotion Theory and Models
  • or another course approved by the Head of the School of Population Health


Detailed information on admission criteria, programme structure and content, and the schedule of courses can be found in the Calendar Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health. These should also be read in conjunction with the University's General Regulations - Postgraduate Certificates.

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.  

Further study

Students who complete this programme may proceed to a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health.

For more information please contact:

Email: fmhs@auckland.ac.nz

Phone: +64 (0) 9 9232760