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Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Auckland , North Island of New Zealand ,New Zealand

Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Terminology

This is a self-directed, seven-month paper that is delivered online. It is mainly aimed at students who are already in - or looking to gain employment in - the healthcare arena, eg hospitals (medical records, ward clerks, typists, and clinic receptions), doctors surgeries, radiology departments, allied health surgeries or insurance companies (underwriters).

This short course covers the structure of medical terms and definitions of components, followed by units for each body system with terms related to anatomy, physiology, diseases, investigations, procedures, and pharmacology. It includes the expansion of abbreviations used in New Zealand health records.

Intakes

  • March
  • May
  • Oct
  • Dec

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30
  • Course Type: Part Time
  • Course Level: Short Courses and Summer Schools
  • Duration: 07 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 815 NZD
    Annual Cost of Living: 15000 NZD
    Application Fee: 150 NZD
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