Study Options

Online, Full-time, Part-time

Length

18 months full-time or 3 years part-time

Level

Level 8-9

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Intro

The Health Science Postgraduate Programmes at EIT offer a selection of courses designed to meet the needs of health practitioners, health managers and other allied healthcare professionals whose practice has a focus on health. The Master of Health Science is the programme which completes the journey for many of our students from Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in Health Science.

The Health Science interdisciplinary and inter-professional courses are all offered online, with some supported by two and three-day block courses on the EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus.

Outline

The Master of Health Science is a 180 credit (one and one-half years fulltime) programme which provides the opportunity for health practitioners/ health managers to advance and expand their knowledge and expertise within an interdisciplinary learning environment.

Courses are designed around knowledge and research relating to key threads of health disparities and the global health needs of populations. The programme provides students with the opportunity to investigate the worldwide improvement of health, reduction of health disparities, and protection against global threats from an international context.

The multidisciplinary and inter-professional context of health science involves learners sharing discussions with each other from their own experiences, enabling all practitioners to advance their knowledge of health treatment, care and prevention of disparities in a truly interdisciplinary sphere.

TWO STUDY PATHWAYS ARE AVAILABLE:

1. Complete three courses at Level 8 (90 credits) and the Masterate Research Thesis Course at Level 9 (90 credits); OR

2. Complete four courses at Level 8 (120 credits) and Research Methods and Design at Level 9 (30 credits) and Independent

Scholarly Project at Level 9 (30 credits).

Dates

Starts:

  • February
  • July

Entry

Entry requirements

International entry requirements

Study Pathways

After acquiring a Master of Health Science you could pursue a doctorate qualification through one of New Zealand’s universities. Please ask one of our staff if you’d like to find out more.

Academic Learning Services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

Find out more:

Hawke’s Bay Campus