Master of Health Sciences (Nutrition and Dietetics), Master | University of Auckland | Auckland, New Zealand
12 months
Duration
28368 USD/year
5389 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Health Sciences (Nutrition and Dietetics) from University of Auckland provides the opportunity for health professionals to advance and expand their knowledge within an interdisciplinary learning environment. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Master of Health Sciences (Nutrition and Dietetics) at University of Auckland  is a programme designed to provide the specialised postgraduate training required to enable graduates to seek registration with the New Zealand Dietitians Board in order to practise as a Dietitian in New Zealand, and to provide safe and competent dietetic care in a variety of health and community settings. Dietetic care includes the provision of safe, enjoyable, nutritionally adequate and appropriate food and fluids to meet individual and population nutritional needs.

Career

The MHSc will provide you with specialist skills that will open up opportunities into specific healthcare occupations. Most graduates will continue to work in their health professions, but the MHSc will enable them to pursue leadership in those areas. 

We advise that the University of Auckland is not involved in the employment of graduates and can make no guarantee of post-qualification registration or employment in New Zealand or any other country. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical nutrition: disease pathophysiology and management
  • Professional Skills
  • Research Methods in Health
  • Māori Health
  • Nutrition Interventions in Public Health 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

120 alternative credits

120 or 240

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

Taught/Research 120 points

  • You need to have completed one year of postgraduate study, following an undergraduate degree, in health sciences or public health with a GPE of 5.0.

  • Your study must have been at a recognised university (or similar institution).
Taught/Research 240 points   
  • You need to have completed a relevant undergraduate degree, such as a degree in dentistry, health sciences, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physiotherapy, psychology, public health, optometry science, social sciences for public health, or social work.
  • Your study must have been at a recognised university (or similar institution) and you will need a GPE of 5.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28368 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5389 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5389 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National: NZ$9,193.20
  • International: NZ$48,386

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 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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