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

NZCDI custom designs international quality higher education and business sector qualifications, programmes, courses and training programmes for national and international higher education and business organisations. NZCDI provides governance, strategy and leadership coaching. NZCDI also provides professional Education and Business Consultant services in capacity and research culture development for their higher education and corporate business sector clients.

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