Master of Health Sciences

University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
Contact the university / college
Intakes
July Mar
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 6,093
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 27,989

About this course

This programme (MHSc) is for those who are interested in careers where they can contribute to areas such as health services, health systems, clinical practice and research. Students will be equipped for leadership roles in the industry.

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. The university assesses each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

University of Auckland

Completed one of the following with a GPA of 5.0:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Taught or Research 120 points)
  • A relevant undergraduate degree (Taught or Research 240 points)

Another tertiary institution

Completed one of the following with a GPE of 5.0 from a recognised university (or similar institution):

  • One year of postgraduate study, following an undergraduate degree, in health sciences or public health (Taught or Research 120 points)
  • A relevant undergraduate degree (Taught or Research 240 points)

Programme-specific entry requirements for postgraduate applicants with international qualifications:

  • GPE: 5
  • Australia (%): 70-75%
  • China (%): 80-85%
  • India (%): 60-65%
  • Indonesia (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • Iran (Grade Average): 14.5-15.0
  • Malaysia (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • Singapore (GPA): 3.7
  • South Pacific-USP (GPA): 3.3
  • Taiwan (%): 77-82%
  • Thailand (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • UK (%): 60-65%
  • USA (GPA): 3.2-3.4
  • Vietnam (GPA): 7.0-7.5

English language requirements

  • IELTS Academic Score: 6.5 with no bands less than 6.0

Curriculum

You can choose between a Taught (120 and 240 points) and a Research Masters (120 and 240 points). If you have completed an undergraduate degree then you would normally enter a 240-point programme. If you have already completed a 120-point postgraduate qualification then you may be able to enter a 120-point programme.

Taught masters (120 points)

  • Dissertation (60 points) and
  • Advanced level courses listed in the Master of Health Sciences Schedule (60 points).

or

  • Applied Research project (60 points) and
  • Advanced level courses listed in the Master of Health Sciences Schedule (60 points).

Taught masters (240 points)

  • Dissertation (60 points) and
  • Advanced level courses outlined in the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences Schedule (120 points) and
  • Advanced level courses listed in the Master of Health Sciences Schedule (60 points).

or

  • Applied Research project (60 points) and
  • Advanced level courses outlined in the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences Schedule (120 points) and
  • Advanced level courses listed in the Master of Health Sciences Schedule (60 points).

Research Masters (120 points)

  • Thesis (120 points)

or

  • Research Portfolio (120 points)

or

  • Research Portfolio (90 points) and
  • Advanced level courses listed in the Master of Health Sciences Schedule (30 points)

or

  • Core course in advanced clinical optometric research (90 points) and
  • Advanced level courses listed in the Master of Health Sciences Schedule (30 points).

Research masters (240 points)

  • Thesis (120 points) and
  • Advanced level courses outlined in the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences Schedule (120 points)

or

  • Research Portfolio (120 points) and
  • Advanced level courses outlined in the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences Schedule (120 points)

or

  • Research portfolio (90 points) and
  • Advanced level courses outlined in the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences Schedule (120 points) and
  • Advanced level courses listed in the Master of Health Sciences Schedule (30 points).

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