Master of Health Sciences Professional Practice

MHealScProfPr

  • Doctor

Duration

12-18 months full-time

Entry times

February or July (Semester 1 or 2)

Fees Estimate

NZD $12,158

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Duration

12-18 months full-time

Entry times

February or July (Semester 1 or 2)

Fees Estimate

NZD $32,200

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

Overview

The Master of Health Sciences Professional Practice is a 180-point, professionally focused, coursework-based master's degree. This degree will appeal to those already employed in the health sector or those wishing to enter health-related employment, with students examining a range of significant issues in health sciences, and looking to improve their professional practice as a result.

Students are taught by some world-leading researchers in the School of Health Sciences.

MHealScProfPr students may either follow a general programme, or focus on a specialisation and receive their qualification endorsed in one of several areas:

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

UC also offers a research-inclusive (240-point) Master of Health Sciences.

Contact us

For full requirements see the Regulations for the Master of Health Sciences Professional Practice.

For study planning help contact the School of Heath Sciences or the College of Education, Health and Human Development:

College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Phone +64 3 369 3333
Email educationadvice@canterbury.ac.nz