Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health in Health Promotion

The Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health (PGCertPH) in Health Promotion is principally aimed at health professionals who work, or want to work in health promotion. Areas of work include public health, health policy making, education, agency work, community work, planning and research positions. Health promotion may appeal to people who have experience in public health, and who wish to further their academic achievement.

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

         and 15 points from:

  • POPLHLTH 735 - Mental Health Development: Theory and Principles (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 736 - Mental Health Promotion (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 710 - Health Promotion: Practicum (15 Points) - by arrangement only
  • POPLPRAC 711 - Health Promotion in Pacific Community Development (15 Points)


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