Learn how you can make a valuable contribution to the health and welfare of your community. An ideal programme for students intending a career in disease prevention, surveillance, health promotion, epidemiology and other areas of public health.
You can complete this programme as either a taught or research masters.
There are many opportunities for employment in the health sector, in New Zealand and internationally. Graduates will find employment in diverse areas including: public health sector, disease and surveillance and monitoring, public health management, health planning and policy making within health care organisations.
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.
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Taught Masters (120 points)
- Enter from a postgraduate qualification
- Requires completion of a Dissertation (60 points) and
- Advanced level courses listed in the Master of Public Health Schedule (60 points).
Taught Masters (240 points)
- Enter from an undergraduate degree
- Requires advanced level courses listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health Schedule (120 points) and
- Advanced level courses in Health Informatics, Health Management, Maori Health, Population Health or Population Health Practice from the Master of Public Health Schedule (60 points) and
- Completion of a Dissertation (60 points).
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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120 or 240
DisciplinesPublic Health Human Medicine Health Sciences View 21 other Masters in Public Health in New Zealand
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Taught/Research 120 points
- You must have completed one year of postgraduate study in public health at a recognised university (or similar institution) following an undergraduate degree, with a GPE of 5.0.
Taught/Research 240 points
- You must have completed an undergraduate degree at a recognised university in one of the following subjects: dentistry, health sciences, medicine, nursing, occupational, therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physiotherapy, psychology, public health, optometry science, social sciences for public health.
- You will need a GPE of 5.0. When you apply for this programme you will be asked to provide a brief statement (500 words) on your reasons for wishing to study public health.
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International29522 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 29522 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National5861 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5861 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
- Domestic: NZ$8,797.20 – $9,565.20
- International: NZ$44,310
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.