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Postgraduate study

The Wellington Faculty of Health offers a range of postgraduate qualifications.

Choose your Nursing qualification

Answer a few quick questions to find out which Nursing qualification is right for you.

Postgraduate Certificate in Health

Build on your experience and broaden your knowledge with a Postgraduate Certificate in Health.

Postgraduate Certificate in Midwifery

Advance your knowledge with specialist study in midwifery practice and complex care.

Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing Science

Take your degree further and apply this knowledge to your workplace to improve nursing care and patient outcomes.

PGCertPS in Health

Boost your professional development with a customisable qualification that you can shape to suit your career goals.

Postgraduate Diploma in Health

Take your degree and experience to the next level with a postgraduate diploma in an area of health that benefits your career.

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Psychology Practice

Put your knowledge of the intersections between physical health, mental health and wellbeing into practice—helping to improve lives.

Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Science

Develop your knowledge, skills and professional confidence further with a Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Science.

Master of Health

Enhance your degree with a postgraduate qualification and gain the advanced knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the health care sector.

Master of Health Care

The Master of Health Care is closed to new applicants from 2019. The Master of Health is replacing this degree.

Master of Health Psychology

Understand and improve health and wellbeing with the Master of Health Psychology at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington.

Master of Health Research

Broaden your knowledge with high-level research into an area of health care that interests you.

Master of Nursing Practice

Kick-start your career and move into nursing. Join an intensive programme committed to excellence.

Master of Nursing Science

Build on your knowledge and skills with advanced study of nursing science. Improve your clinical practice or focus on an area of specialist expertise.

Master of Physical Activity and Hauora

Gain specialist skills and apply mātauranga Māori to help promote physical activity and wellbeing in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Doctor of Health

Become a leader in health theory, practice and policy. Make a difference in health settings in New Zealand with original, applied research.

Doctor of Midwifery

Develop and grow your leadership in midwifery. Enhance your career and make a difference with original, applied research through a Doctor of Midwifery.

Doctor of Nursing

Develop and enhance your leadership in nursing. Build on your career and make a difference in health settings with original, applied research with a DNurs.

PhD study

Conduct advanced original research and earn a PhD with the Wellington Faculty of Health.

Health researchers and supervisors

Find out about health research staff, their projects, research interests, and availability for supervision.

National Nurse Practitioner Training Programme (NPTP)

Professional Doctorates in Health

Our professional doctorates are designed for those working in the health sector to deliver original research that improves health outcomes.

Workforce Development Funding for Comprehensive Primary and Community Care Teams

Information about funding to support students on a Nurse Practitioner or Designated Nurse Prescriber pathway.