Master of Health Sciences

MHealSc


Duration

2 years full-time

Entry times

February or July (Semester 1 or 2)

Fees

NZD $16,210

Based on 2018
total programme fee

Pathways

Pathways inlcude:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Duration

2 years full-time

Entry times

February or July (Semester 1 or 2)

Fees

NZD $69,800

Based on 2018
total programme fee

Pathways

Pathways inlcude:

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

Download Brochure

Overview

UC's Health Sciences qualifications give health professionals, non-clinical members of the health workforce and others interested in the health sector or health issues the opportunity to examine critically a range of significant issues in health sciences, and where relevant to improve their professional practice.

The Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc) is a research-inclusive qualification worth 240 points. Students are supervised by some world-leading researchers in the School of Health Sciences.

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 coursework-only (180-point) Master of Health Sciences Professional Practice.

Contact us

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

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

Emaileducationadvice@canterbury.ac.nz