Master of Health Sciences Professional Practice

MHealScProfPr

  • Doctor

Duration

18 months full-time

Entry times

February or July (Semester 1 or 2)

Fees Estimate

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Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Duration

18 months full-time

Entry times

February or July (Semester 1 or 2)

Fees Estimate

See tuition fees for details

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

Overview

The Master of Health Sciences Professional Practice is a 180-point, professionally focused, coursework-based master's degree. This degree will appeal to those already employed in the health sector or those wishing to enter health-related employment, with students examining a range of significant issues in health sciences, and looking to improve their professional practice as a result.

Students are taught by some world-leading researchers in the School of Health Sciences | Te Kura Mātai Hauora.

MHealScProfPr students may either follow a general programme, or focus on a specialisation and receive their qualification endorsed in one of several areas:

  • Environment and Health
  • Health and Community
  • Health Behaviour Change
  • Health Information Management
  • Nursing
  • Palliative Care

UC also offers a research-inclusive (240-point) Master of Health Sciences.

Contact us

For full requirements see the Regulations for the Master of Health Sciences Professional Practice.

For study planning help contact the School of Heath Sciences | Te Kura Mātai Hauora or the College of Education, Health and Human Development:

College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Phone +64 3 369 3333
Email educationadvice@canterbury.ac.nz