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Postgraduate Certificate in General Practice (PGCertGP)

  • Graduate Certificate

The Postgraduate Certificate in General Practice (PGCertGP) is offered to medical practitioners who require certification of participation and satisfactory completion of approved postgraduate papers.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
PGCertGP

About this course

The Postgraduate Certificate in General Practice (PGCertGP) is offered to medical practitioners who require certification of participation and satisfactory completion of approved postgraduate papers.

The Postgraduate Certificate in General Practice (PGCertGP) is also available through Distance Learning.

Entry requirements

  1. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) on the advice of the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School, which must be satisfied that the applicant has the ability and experience to proceed to the programme.
  2. Every applicant shall
    1. have been admitted to the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of a university in New Zealand or hold an equivalent medical qualification approved by the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School, and
    2. have commenced and completed formal vocational training for general practice; or
    3. have been admitted ad eundem statum as entitled to proceed to the certificate.
  3. Every applicant shall be registered for medical practice in either Australia or New Zealand or have an exemption from this requirement from the Board of Studies in Primary Health Care.

Study locations

Dunedin