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Master of Health Sciences

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Public Health not elsewhere classified

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

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:

$67,000

Median earnings one year after study

$71,000

Median earnings two years after study

$74,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

83%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand Text Book Grant for Tertiary Students

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$500 each

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Rural Women New Zealand Tertiary Bursaries

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$1,000 each.

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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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