Undergraduate 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, and not those that require New Zealand professional registration for entry.

Nursing

Bachelor of Nursing

UNITEC

Massey University

University of Auckland

3 years

Bachelor of Nursing Pacific (Level 7)

MIT

3 years

Graduate Diploma in Health Science and Technology (Clinical Physiologist – Renal)

MIT

1 year

Bachelor of Health Science (Nursing)

AUT

3 years

 

Bachelor of Health Science

  • Environmental Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Integrated Human Health
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Rehabilitation Health

Massey University

3 years

 

Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Physiotherapy*

Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy)

University of Otago

AUT

5 years

4 years

 

Dental hygienist/dentist

Bachelor of Oral Health

University of Otago

3 years

Bachelor of Health Science (Oral Health)

AUT

3 years

Bachelor of Dental Surgery*

University of Otago

6 years

 

Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy*

University of Otago

University of Auckland

5 years

 

Medical laboratory technician

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science*

University of Otago

5 years

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science

AUT

4 years

 

Occupational Therapy

Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy)

AUT

3 years

 

Social Work/Counselling

Bachelor of Social Work

University of Waikato

University of CanterburyMassey University

University of Auckland

University of Otago

4 years

Bachelor of Health Science (Counselling)

AUT

3 years

Bachelor of Applied Counselling (Level 7)

MIT

3 years

Bachelor of Applied Social Work Te Torino (Level 7)

MIT

4 years

Graduate Certificate in Cross Cultural Supervision (Level 7)

MIT

1 year

National Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction Support (Level 4)

MIT

1 year

Bachelor of Human Services

University of Auckland

3 years

Bachelor of Social Practice

UNITEC

4 years

 

Speech and Language Therapy

Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy

Massey University

4 years

Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology

University of Canterbury

4 years

 

Midwifery

Bachelor of Health Science (Midwifery)

AUT

3 years

*These programmes of study at the University of Otago are on a competitive entry basis subject to first successfully completing the Health Science Foundation Programme and the Health Sciences First Year at the University of Otago and/or assessment of grades at the time of admission to the programme. The durations given here include the Foundation Programme and Health Sciences First Year. 

Dietetics and Nutrition

Bachelor of Science (Human Nutrition)

Massey University

University of Otago

3 years

Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Nutrition)

University of Auckland

3 years

 

Podiatry

Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry)

AUT

3 years

 

Optometry

 

Bachelor of Optometry

University of Auckland

5 years

 

Medical Imaging/Radiography

Bachelor of Health Science (Medical Imaging)

UNITEC

3 years

 

Radiation Therapy

Bachelor of Radiation Therapy

University of Otago

3 years

 

Paramedicine

Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine)

AUT

3 years

 

Youth Development

Bachelor of Health and Social Development (Youth Development)

UNITEC

3 years

Bachelor of Social Work

University of Auckland

4 years

Bachelor of Sports, Health and Human Performance

University of Waikato

3 years

 

Health Management

Bachelor of Health Science in Health Promotion

AUT

 

3 years

Bachelor of Health Science in Health Administration

AUT

3 years

Bachelor Of Health and Social Development

UNITEC

3 years

Bachelor of Sports, Health and Human Performance

University of Waikato

3 years

 

Bachelor of Health Sciences

University of Canterbury

3 years

Note:

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

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: