Postgraduate qualifications relevant to Health

Note:

This list is intended to give New Zealand Scholarship applicants a sense of the range of courses that could align with the priority sector of Health. It is not a comprehensive list.  Please check institution websites for their full range of courses and up-to-date information.  You must do your own research on what could be the best programmes of study and institutes for you.

Note:

Scholarship students are only eligible to study health-related courses that are open to international students, not those that require New Zealand professional registration for entry.

Clinical Education

Master of Clinical Education

University of Auckland

1-2 years

Master of Clinical Research

Master of Clinical Immunology

Victoria University

1 year

Master of Psychotherapy

AUT

2 years

 

Nursing

Master of Health Sciences

University of Auckland

1-2 years

Master of Nursing

University of Auckland

1 year

Master of Nursing Science

University of Otago

2 years

Postgraduate Certificate  or Diploma of Health Care

Master of Health Care

Master of Health Research

Victoria University

0.5 -1 year

2 years

 

1-1.5 years

Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Health Science (Advanced Nursing) Practice

Master of Health Practice in Nursing

Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Health Science in Midwifery

Master of Health Practice in Midwifery

Master of Health Science Advanced

Nursing Practice/Midwifery

AUT

0.5 - 1 year

 

 

1.5 years

0.5-1 year

 

1.5 years

2 years

 

Physiotherapy

Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy

University of Otago

AUT

1 year

Master of Health Practice in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

AUT

1.5 years

Master of Physiotherapy

University of Otago

1.5 years

Master of Health Science (Physiotherapy)

AUT

2 years

 

Dental hygienist/dentist

Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Therapy

Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry

Postgraduate Diploma in Community Dentistry

Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Technology

Master of Community Dentistry

Master of Dentistry

Master of Dental Technology

Master of Dental Surgery

Doctor of Clinical Dentistry

University of Otago

 

1 year

1-2 years

 

1 year

 

1 year

 

1-2 years

1 year

1-2 years

2 years

3 years

 

Pharmacy

Postgraduate Certificate in Pharmacy (Research)

University of Otago

0.5 years

Master of Health Sciences in Pharmaceutical Science

University of Auckland

2 years

Master of Drug Discovery and Development

Victoria University

1 year

 

Sexual health/ reproductive health  family planning

Postgraduate Certificate in Women's Health

University of Otago

0.5 years

Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

University of Auckland

1 year

Master of Health Sciences in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

University of Auckland

2 years

 

Medical laboratory technician

Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science

Master in Medical Laboratory Science

University of Otago

AUT

AUT

1 year

 

2 years

Master of Medical Laboratory Science

University of Otago

1-2 years

 

Audiology

Master of Audiology

University of Auckland

University of Canterbury

2 years

Master of Health Sciences (Audiology)

University of Auckland

1.5 – 2 years

 

Speech and language therapy

Master of Speech Language Therapy

University of Auckland

Massey University

2 years

Master of Speech and Language Pathology

University of Canterbury

2 years

Master of Language Interpretation

AUT

2 years

 

Health Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Management

Master of  Health Sciences in Health Management

University of Otago

1 year

 

2 years

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in Health Sciences

 

University of Auckland

AUT

University of Canterbury

0.5 – 1 year

 

1 year

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in Health Sciences (Older Adult: Health & Wellness, Health Professional Education, Child Health, Health Care Ethics, Mental Health & Addictions)

AUT

0.5-1 year

Master of Health Science

AUT

University of Canterbury

2 years

Master of Health Informatics

AUT

2 years

Doctor of Health Science

AUT

3-4 years

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Care

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Care

Master of Health Care

Master of Health Research

Victoria University

0.5 years

1 year

2 years

1-1.5 years

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma in Health Science in Leadership and Management

AUT

0.5-1 year

Master of International Development

Massey University

1-2 years

Master of Health Leadership

University of Auckland

1-1.5 years

 

Public Health

Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health

 

University of Otago

University of Otago

University of Auckland

 

0.5 years

1 year

1-2 years

 

Master of Public Health

AUT

University of Otago

1-2 years

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences

University of Canterbury

AUT

1 year

Master of Health Sciences

University of Canterbury

2 years

Note:

Scholarship students are only eligible to study health-related courses that are open to international students, not those that require New Zealand professional registration for entry.

Note:

This is not a comprehensive list of courses.  Please check institution websites for their full range of courses and up-to-date information.

New Zealand ASEAN Scholar Awards, New Zealand Pacific Scholarships, and New Zealand Development Scholarships are available for study at the following New Zealand institutions: