Course details

Diploma in Health (Advanced) (Applied Management) (Level 7)
NZQF Level 7

About the course

The strategic purpose of this qualification is to provide the <br />public, private and community health sector with specialised <br />work-ready professional health sector managers. The <br />qualification addresses diverse health sector employer needs <br />such as: health strategies and priorities, health governance, <br />health quality management systems, specialised health <br />business requirements, facilitative management, health <br />research methods and their application and understandings of <br />health service quality evaluation approaches and practices. <br />The qualification targets learners with an interest and <br />experience of the health sector wishing to move into a career <br />as a specialised professional health sector manager. The key benefactors of this qualification will be the health and medical<br />sector service providers and consumers such as M&#257;ori, <br />Pasifika communities. Graduates will benefit the sector by <br />working effectively and optimising the health services that <br />can be provided with finite resources.

Entry requirements

Both national and international learners must be at least 20 years of age in the year of study and hold as a minimum a Level 5 Diploma in Health and 3 years' related work experience, or Level 6 Diploma in Health and two years' related work experience; or degree and one year of experience in health related work; or the applicant can demonstrate equivalent level 6 academic plus practical, professional or technical knowledge and skills in an entrance examination and admission interview that would be held prior to confirmation of enrolment. All applicants will be interviewed to evaluate their readiness to study this advanced programme as part of the selection process. International learners who have achieved their qualifications in non-English speaking educational settings must also provide evidence of having achieved current NZQA English language requirements.

About the provider

At NZIE, our Mission is to be the leading pathway provider in New Zealand. We serve our mission by assisting our students to complete their chosen course and pathway onto employment or further education. Today we are one of New Zealand's top private tertiary institutes. We employ over 35 staff and have three campuses across the Auckland region. NZIE is a multi-cultural place and our diversity is one of the main reasons our staff love to work at NZIE and our students enjoy their time with us. Our staff come from over 11 countries and we have local and international students from more than 14 different nations. Although our team comes from various backgrounds and cultures, what binds us all together is NZIE's Core Purpose: to have NZIE as a place for everyone to realise their potential.

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