The master's degree extends the existing Postgraduate Diploma in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGDipAeroRT), and students will normally have completed the Diploma prior to being accepted into the master's papers. The programme builds on the fundamental principles and clinical practice leading to management and research evaluation of aeromedical retrieval and transport, and safe clinical care in the air.The Master of Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport at University of Otago attracts international students from around the world, in particular because it is closely aligned to advanced professional training intended to promote the specialty in a wide range of countries. This master's degree will allow specialty registered or board certified medical practitioners on graduation to provide consultant-level advice as a medical director of air ambulance services or as an ICU/Anaesthetics/ED/ Neonatal ICU consultant responsible for urgent care involving air transport.
- Medical Logistics in Aeromedical Transport
- Operational Aspects of Aeromedical Transport
- Clinical Care in the Air
- Organisation of Aeromedical Systems
- Specialist Aeromedical Retrieval
- International Assistance Operations
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
Applications close 31 October but late applications, not requiring evaluation for credit, may be considered until 10 December.
DisciplinesHealth Sciences Transport Management
- 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.
International13677 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13677 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
National7542 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7542 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
- National: 11,430 NZD
- International: 20,726 NZD
The University offers a number of generous masters’ awards and doctoral scholarships (for PhD and other doctoral-level study). These scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, research ability (where applicable) and suitability within the department. No interview is required. Students already receiving a full scholarship covering tuition fees and living costs are not usually eligible.
You can find out more about our scholarship options by visiting our scholarship page: https://www.otago.ac.nz/international/future-students/international-scholarships/
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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