Master of Health Science
Eastern Institute of Technology Ltd
Public Health not elsewhere classified
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5.2.1 Entry to the Master of Health Science programme may be limited by the number of places available.
5.2.2 The academic entry requirement for the Master of Health Science is one of the following:
* an NZQF-listed Bachelor's or higher level degree (or equivalent) in a health-related field with a minimum of the equivalent to a B average as per the EIT-specified 11-point achievement-based grading system;
* a degree or equivalent professional qualification in a different field if the applicant can supply evidence of work experience at degree level or above within a health related field, subject to an interview and/or the submission of a portfolio of evidence to establish the status and relevance of the applicant's prior learning and experience;
* completion of the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science with a minimum B average;
* at the Dean's discretion, where an applicant's situation is compelling but not covered by the requirements listed above.
5.2.3 Applicants must demonstrate an acceptable level of English language fluency prior to acceptance in the programme. Ways in which English language fluency may be demonstrated include (i) completion of a programme of study in which English was the language of instruction (conditions apply*), and (ii) approved scores on IELTS tests, namely an Academic score of 6.5 with no band lower than 6 (or accepted international equivalents).
*See NZQA English language entry requirements for international students at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/programme-approval-and-accreditation/8/18/
5.2.4 An international student must be in possession of an appropriate visa for the duration of the Programme.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The Master of Health Science provides the opportunity for health practitioners to advance and expand their knowledge and scholarship within an interdisciplinary learning environment. Students will develop skills of research, critical analysis, constructive synthesis and advanced practice within their discipline area; extend their interdisciplinary knowledge; and advance their appreciation and capabilities for collaboration. The programme offers the opportunity for students to reflect on the needs of their clients/patients within the contemporary health care setting that focuses on the integration of care.
What graduates earn
Graduates who studied Public Health at this level can earn:
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Data as at November 2021
Examples of related scholarships
Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust
The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary
Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).
Rebecca L. Lynch Memorial Scholarship
Graduate Women North Shore Charitable Trust - RLL Memorial Scholarship Selection Committee
Non-resident tuition fees, registration fees, and room and board are covered by the scholarship.
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.
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