New Zealand |Post Graduate Program for HEALTH Professionals


The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science is a one year full-time, interdisciplinary programme that provides the opportunity for qualified health professionals and health service managers to develop advanced practice knowledge and critical analysis skills. Courses are characterised by advanced study in a specific health science discipline, requiring a foundation of undergraduate knowledge and skills achieved through previous tertiary qualifications.

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Career and settling


After your graduation, we will apply for a 1-year post graduate open work permit. This will give you the opportunity to practice your skilled profession in NZ then apply for residency once eligible.

Spouses may be eligible for a work visa under the Family Stream. Once approved, your spouse can join you and work full-time while you are studying.

Programs Available


Courses are designed to provide a variety of options of learning across various health science topics. The choice of courses is dependent on individual requirements for future career paths but broadly follow management, specialty or population-based pathways.

Some of the courses offered:

  • Advanced Pathophysiology
  • Ethical Concepts and Legal Issues
  • Clinical Supervision in Health Professions
  • Health Services Management
  • Professional Supervision
  • Integrated Approaches to Mental Health
  • Integrated Disease Management
  • Interdisciplinary Diabetes Management
  • Human Lactation and Breastfeeding
  • Nutrition and Exercise Prescription for special populations
  • Health and Public Policy
  • Maori Health


Education Bachelor’s Degree in Any Health Related Course
IELTS 18 Month Masters course: Academic 6.5 in all bands (one sitting)
12 Month Postgraduate Diploma: Academic 6.5 with no score lower than 6.0 (one sitting)

*For those who do not have IELTS, you may sign in to avail our FREE IELTS  review

Program Process


  1. Contract signing
    • After you have chosen a course / program with one of our partner schools, we will give you the requirements needed for the application.
  2. School Enrollment
    • We will represent you to your school and coordinate with them.
    • If there are additional documents needed, we will guide you on how we can obtain it.
  3. Visa application
    • Once we are accepted, we will proceed with the visa application.
    • We will give you a checklist of all the requirements needed and a step by step instructions on how to fill out the immigration forms.
    • We will also double check everything and send it to the immigration from our office.
  4. Visa approval in principle
    • In the moment we convinced the immigration officer, a visa approval in principle will be given.
    • This will require you to pay the full tuition fee for your prospective course.

      Note: Fund Transfer Scheme (where you will open an NZ account and transfer NZ$15,000 from your proof of funds)
  5. Visa Approval 
    • As soon as the immigration officer receive the official receipt from the school, the visa approval will follow.


Visa Fee ≈ 10,600 PHP (Payable to PIASI)
Medical Fee ≈ 13,000 PHP
Courier Fee ≈ 350 PHP
Tuition fee Masters (1.5 yrs) = 33,000 NZD

Post Graduate Diploma (1 year) = 23,100 NZD

Proof of Funds 15,000 NZD per year (as per NZ embassy)
Insurance Fee ≈ 16,000 PHP

*Note: The fees for this program may change from time to time.

Other useful information


Program Location:

  • Napier
How to APPLY


You may send your CV to or leave your message on the chat pop-up below.