Master of Health Sciences

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Public Health not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science, or equivalent with a B average; or a relevant bachelor's degree from a New Zealand university, or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have extended their knowledge and skills in the health and related sectors, or in services or programmes impacting on the health status of the community, families and individuals. They will have followed an interdisciplinary programme, integrating current knowledge and practice in major areas of the health sciences. They are employed as professionals in the health and related sectors and/or may pursue doctoral study.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Public Health at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999

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