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Unique postgraduate suite of qualifications to be launched

21 May, 2015

Unique postgraduate suite of qualifications to be launched

Waiariki Institute of Technology

Waiariki Institute of Technology will tomorrow launch their unique postgraduate suite of qualifications aimed at helping people to further their knowledge and professional practice within their field and increase their career prospects.

Tailored towards those who work in the community wellbeing area, Waiariki now offers the following:

Master of Applied Professional Studies, Level 9
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Professional Studies, Level 8
Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Professional Studies, Level 8

There are four endorsements available – Mentoring and Leadership, Adult Teaching, Infection Prevention and Control, and Vulnerable Peoples – with options to study full time or part time. Semester 2 starts Monday, July 13, 2015.

This suite of qualifications will allow students to apply an advanced body of knowledge in a range of contexts that will complement their current experience and/or qualifications. For professionals in leadership roles, it will also enable them to maintain currency and develop discipline through ongoing professional development.


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