Master of Travel Medicine

University of Otago

Subject area

Community Health

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Entry requirements

Postgraduate Diploma in Travel Medicine, or equivalent; completion of research methods papers relevant to health sciences to the value of 30 credits.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This programme is a comprehensive course of study for health professionals working in the field of travel and migrant medicine. Graduates will have a thorough and rigorous understanding of the discipline of travel medicine, including tropical and migrant medicine; a broad knowledge of health care systems and the place of travel medicine within those systems, particularly in relation to effective delivery in primary health care settings; the ability to contribute significantly to new interdisciplinary developments in health care delivery; the ability to contribute significantly to an increasing international body of knowledge in travel medicine; the ability to utilise the principles of evidence-based practice and incorporate these into the safe and effective practice and delivery of travel medicine; and an understanding of research methodology appropriate to the discipline, including both quantitative and qualitative methods.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Public Health at this level can earn:

$62,000

Median earnings one year after study

$68,000

Median earnings two years after study

$71,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

79%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

150th Entrance Scholarships (including Ralph & Eve Seelye Academic Excellence)

Provided by:

University of Otago - Scholarships Administrator

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/graduate-research/scholarships/

Value:

$6,000

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University of Otago Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Otago - Administrator - Entrance Scholarships

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/entrance-scholarships

Value:

$6,000

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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 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607
Email: university@otago.ac.nz
Web: http://www.otago.ac.nz

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Sources

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