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City Campus - Level 1,2 Chancery Street, Auckland City - 1010

Epsom Campus - 190 Great South Road, Epsom, Auckland - 1023

East Tamaki Campus - 7 Springs Rd, East Tamaki, Auckland 2013

New Plymouth Campus - Level 1, 20 Pohutukawa Place, Bell Block, New Plymouth 4312

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Diploma in Health Services Management (Level 7)

The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa (New Zealand) with graduates who have attained sufficient skills to work in management roles in the health services industry. The course is designed for existing health professionals from diverse backgrounds with relevant qualifications and who have the interest to work in the health sector.

About the course

This course is available at AGI's Auckland City campus. Please contact our team to understand the timings and days of classes.

Core Papers Include

DHSM 701 Principles of Public Health - Credit 15 

DHSM 702 Health and Diversity - Credit 15

DHSM 703 Health Promotion and Intervention - Credit 15

DHSM 704 Management in Health Services - Credit 15

DHSM 705 Human Resource Management in Health - Credit 15

DHSM 706 Health Information Management - Credit 15

DHSM 707 Procurement in Health - Credit 15

DHSM 708 Related Experiential Learning - Credit 15 

Entry Criteria

Domestic applicants Learners enrolling must hold one of the following qualifications, or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience: 
 

  • Health degree or equivalent qualification or higher; either/or

  • Completed a Level 6 health qualification or equivalent; either/or

  • Level 5 health qualification or equivalent with 2 years of relevant work experience; either/or

  • Appropriate work experience in the health sector


International Applicants 

  • Health degree or equivalent qualification or higher; either/or

  • Completed a Level 6 health qualification or equivalent; either/or

  • Level 5 health qualification or equivalent with 2 years of relevant work experience; either/or

  • Appropriate work experience in the health sector

  • International students will be required to meet NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2013 (Appendix 2) i.e. an IELTS Academic score of 6, with no band score lower than 5.5; or the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 5) [Ref: 1884].

Qualifications you will gain

Diploma in Health Services Management

Fees

For International students -  $ 19,498

 

Please get in contact with our team for detailed information about the fee structure.

Intake Dates

2019 (Epsom)

2019 (Epsom)

Related Learning Experience 

This course includes 150 hours of Clinical Placement. 

Educational Pathways

After successful completion of this diploma, the graduate can pursue further studies towards a degree in the relevant field of study such as post-graduate studies in health and social care management. 

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of this programme will have the skills and knowledge to gain employment in management and leadership roles such as:

 

➢ Chiropractic Practice Manager

➢ Community Health Centre Manager

➢ Day Services Manager

➢ Health and Welfare Services Manager

➢ Health Care Facilities Supervisor

➢ Health Information Manager

➢ Health / Medical Practice Manager

➢ Health Promotion Officer

➢ Medical Records Administrator

➢ Physiotherapy Practice Manager

➢ Primary Health Organisation Manager

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