12 months
Duration
24799 USD/year
6838 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

University of Otago has a long history and international reputation in providing a degree in Master of Health Sciences - Human Nutrition.

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Overview

A Master of Health Sciences - Human Nutrition at University of Otago is the basis for careers in nutrition promotion and education, dietetics, teaching, food service, food manufacturing and retailing and nutrition research. A degree in Human Nutrition also provides an excellent opportunity for those seeking graduate entry into medicine and pharmacy.

Career opportunities 

We will equip you with skills that can be used in a number of careers. Our graduates work in the health sector, government organisations, corporations, research, teaching, high performance sport, private practice, and the food industry. Māori and Pacific graduates are often sought after, particularly by health providers across the country.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Human Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Health Promotion
  • Nutrition and Chronic Disease
  • Advanced Sports Nutrition

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

120-240

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
95
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entrance requirements for postgraduate study vary by programme with most requiring a minimum bachelor-level qualification in the same field, and some having additional requirements such as relevant work experience and/or professional registration in New Zealand. 
  • A postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma can usually be taken at any time after the completion of your bachelor's degree.
  • If you hold an honours degree or postgraduate diploma you may be able to eligible for master’s study by thesis only. In some cases if you hold a bachelor’s degree you may apply for a coursework master’s degree or for master’s study by coursework and thesis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24799 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24799 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6838 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6838 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National: 11,430 NZD
  • International: 41,452 NZD

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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