Bachelor of Health Sciences

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Public Health not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

A BHSc graduate will be well prepared to function effectively as a member of multidisciplinary teams in the health sector with a strong foundation in health sciences and with detailed knowledge in a specialist area or areas. They will be able to demonstrate a contemporary interdisciplinary understanding of health, health systems and health processes, especially in a New Zealand context and will have analytical and evaluative capabilities.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Public Health at this level can earn:

$45,000

Median earnings one year after study

$51,000

Median earnings two years after study

$60,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

72%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Helen Macmillan Brown Bursaries

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

$2,500 per annum

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Go Waitaha Canterbury Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

see "additional information"

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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.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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