Programme Name Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health (Quota Based) *No new admission in semester 1 - 2022
Programme Description
The Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health programme being offered is developed to cater for the needs of the Pacific. It is a programme that adopts a holistic approach by combining clinical/curative paediatrics with the community or health promoting/maintaining aspects for the child. It includes elements that relate to the normal growth and development of a child as well as the diagnosis, treatment and management of common illnesses. Within the course, the pathophysiology and management of common diseases and problems presenting to the Paediatric Hospital will also be covered.
Majors Paediatrics
Minimum Requirement
1.	Applicants require a minimum of three years’ work experience as a doctor after graduation with an MBBS degree or equivalent from a recognized institution. Ideally, for the Postgraduate clinical programmes, one of the three years post-MBBS would have consisted of practice within the specialty area of study. A waiver to these pre-requisites can be made in special circumstances at the discretion of the HOS in consultation with discipline/unit head and the Postgraduate Advisory Committee (PGAC).  A character and work-related reference/testimonial from the most immediate supervisor will be required.
2.	Applicants must complete the prescribed application form. This form may be submitted either electronically or in hardcopy.
3.	Applicants must be registered with the Fiji Medical Council (FMC) prior to the commencement of the academic year.
4.	Applicants should be a citizen of a Pacific Island country; outside applicants may be considered on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the HOS in consultation with discipline/unit head and the PGAC.
Programme Type Postgraduate Diploma
Credit Points Required 120
Duration 1
Estimated Tution Fees - Local (FJD) $16,223.00
Estimated Tution Fees - Regional $16,223.00
Note
Year 1
Core Units Offered In
PDT801 - Paediatrics I Semester 1,2