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About

Health Sciences from University of Canterbury qualifications give health professionals, non-clinical members of the health workforce, and others interested in the health sector or health issues the opportunity to examine critically a range of significant issues in health sciences, and where relevant to improve their professional practice.

Overview

Health Sciences from University of Canterbury allows you to put together a postgraduate programme of study across health-related disciplines, such as the functioning of the health system, from the management of health information, to health in communities. The increasing focus on prevention and lifestyle change provides enormous potential for a refocusing of health strategies and allied areas such as education, sport and recreation, and local government.

Careers

Many graduates continue to work within their health profession while others work in health-related fields, the social services, or local or central government.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environment and Health
  • Health and Community
  • Health Behaviour Change
  • Health Information Management
  • Palliative Care

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply as early as possible to give yourself maximum preparation time for visa application, fee payment, travel and accommodation arrangements. 

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To enrol in the MHealSc, you must have completed either a relevant bachelor's degree, an appropriate health professional qualification, or the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (or equivalent) with at least a B Grade Point Average.
  • Students with a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (or equivalent) can complete Part II only 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    56819 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56819 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    11910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11910 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National Students - 16,560 NZD
  • International Students - 79,000 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

1300 - 2000 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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