Master of Health Science Professional Practice

University of Canterbury

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1.5 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of this programme will develop the skills and capacities to provide in-depth health related knowledge in their area of professional practice, be able to use technologies and online communication and evaluation practices to critically reflect on and document their own practices related to the health needs and requirements of individuals, families/ wh?nau and communities where they work. They will have developed the academic proficiency to engage in scholarly work and build expertise in the field and will be able to provide a health service that is culturally appropriate to the individuals/family/whanau/communities they work with. They will be able to critically analyse literature and develop specialist knowledge in their area of interest. They will also be able to demonstrate mastery of sophisticated theoretical subject matter, research, analyse and argue from evidence, demonstrate the qualities of a reflective practitioner and engage in rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem solving within their specialist field of professional practice.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

An approved Bachelor's degree.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$9,514 $14,271
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$15,465 $23,197
Total $24,979 $37,468

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

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

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