Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice

Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice

Advance in your professional practice by engaging in a wide range of relevant academic material and interact with professionals in other fields of practice to enrich and further develop your ability to work in interprofessional teams and in leadership. Credits may be gained towards Master’s study.

Programme outline

The Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice provides health and social practice professionals a new model of higher-level study to advance their knowledge and skills, thereby enhancing their practice and career progression. The curriculum design and programme structure supports students to engage in inter-professional learning at postgraduate level to advance and broaden their professional practice.

With a focus on collaboration, you’ll extend your ability to work in inter-professional teams and develop your leadership ability. Complete the programme over 6 months (full-time) or 2 years (part-time).

More detail about this qualification

The Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice is a 60 credit programme where students choose their electives. ​ 

Electives

Entry requirements

Domestic students

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

International students:

Proven equivalence of entry requirements plus IELTS 7.0 Academic with no band below 6.5 or equivalent.

Find your country's equivalent academic entry requirements here

* International fees shown here do not include insurance and administration (currently approximately $924 per year of study)

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by Whitireia.

On 1 September 2022, the operations of Whitireia transferred to the Whitireia and WelTec business division of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga). As part of this, all existing Whitireia programmes transferred to Te Pūkenga.

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