Doctor of Health Sciences

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Health not elsewhere classified

Qualification

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

Bachelor's degree with Honours or Master's degree plus a minimum of five years' experience in a relevant professional practice role.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the Doctor of Health Sciences will effectively generate and utilise health data and research to inform, develop and potentially change professional practice and health systems to improve the outcomes and experiences of health consumers, whanau and communities. They will demonstrate critical application of bicultural competence in the process of research development and design.

They will provide leadership to the health workforce and their professional communities in generating and applying research that extends the boundaries of knowledge, informs health policy and system transformation, and promotes strategies to reduce inequities in health outcomes.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Health at this level can earn:

$67,000

Median earnings one year after study

$79,000

Median earnings two years after study

$81,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

68%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Lake Taupo Charitable Trust Education Grants

Provided by:

Lake Taupo Charitable Trust

Website:

http://www.ltft.co.nz/

Value:

Determined by Trustees

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UC College of Education, Health, and Human Development Maori Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

$5,000

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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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