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GradCert - Community Health as a subject

If you are looking to quickly acquire skills for a new career, a graduate certificate is a great option for you.

Make a difference in your community and whānau by studying Community Health.


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Key information

Years: 0.5
Points: 60
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Area of Study:
*Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

Career opportunities

  • Community Sport Adviser
  • Events Manager
  • Health and Physical Education Teacher

Degree Planner

Prescriptions for the GradCert(CommHth) and GradDip(CommHth)

A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Community Health at an advanced level in their first degree. To complete the Graduate Diploma, students must take a total of 120 points including at least 75 points at 300 level or above in Community Health. Programmes of study are planned according to interests and prior academic background and experience, and intending candidates should therefore consult the Programme Director for the Bachelor of Health, Sport & Human Performance.

For further details, contact the Division of Health, Engineering, Computing and Science.


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Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship  Not currently accepting applications

For school leavers with strengths in three key pillars: 1) excellence in a sport or creative/performing art, 2) high academic achievement, and 3) strong leadership qualities or potential. Students taking one gap year may also apply. The Selection Panel will also take into account the applicant’s willingness and ability to fully participate in, and contribute to, the Hillary Scholarship Programme.

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Students who major in Community Health as part of the Bachelor of Health, Sport and Human Performance often pursue further study at masters or doctorate level to enhance their understanding of a specialised area within the sport and leisure industry. Our researchers have strong links with the industry and other researchers nationally and internationally.


Subject links

Undergraduate study at Te Huataki Waiora School of Health


Contacts

Te Huataki Waiora School of Health
Phone: 0800 924 528 or +64 7 838 4625.
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.waikato.ac.nz/hshp/
Facebook: facebook.com/WaikatoSchoolOfHealth