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:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607

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