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Admission to the Master of Health Science(180 credits) requires you to have:
Admission to the 120 credit Master of Health Science requires you to have:
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
Students enrolled in the Master of Health Science prior to January 2019 may substitute courses already taken for courses at the same level within Part One of the Schedule. This provision expires December 2022.
Study can be taken in the following subject areas:
You will follow a parts-based course of study, which will consist of core and compulsory courses within a single subject area, comprising Part One and Part Two as defined by the Schedule.
You will undertake a course of study which will consist of either
Please check the regulations for a full list of all courses available in this programme.
Depending on the subject undertaken, courses may be offered in a combination of internal offerings, distance offerings or block courses.
The 180 credit master’s qualification is made up of two parts. The first part consists of a compulsory 30 credit core course – either 168.713 Evidence-Based Practice if you wish to undertake the Professional Pathway; or a research methodology course specific to your subject area, The balance of credits are selected from taught courses in a single subject area. You must pass Part One before you can progress to Part Two.
For progression to the Professional pathway route in Part Two of the Master of Health Science, a minimum B- grade average is required over the core and compulsory Part One courses
For progression to the Research pathway route in Part Two of the Master of Health Science, a minimum B grade average is required over the core and compulsory Part One courses.
Your 120 credit master's degree will carry the award of Distinction, if completed at a superior standard (equivalent to First Class Honours), or Merit (equivalent to Second Class Honours, Division One) if completed within one year of first enrolling in full-time study or within three years of first enrolling in part-time study.
Your 180 credit master's degree will carry the award of Distinction, if completed at a superior standard (equivalent to First Class Honours), or Merit (equivalent to Second Class Honours, Division One) if completed within 18 months of first enrolling in full-time study or within four years of first enrolling in part-time study.
These regulations should be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates
Existing endorsements include:
We can't tell you the exact cost until you have chosen your courses, as the tuition fees you pay each year vary depending on the courses you choose. There will also be compulsory non-tuition fees you have to pay in addition to your tuition fees. For some courses there may be other charges for things such as study resources, software, trips and contact workshops.
To get an approximate idea of tuition costs for typical study areas, you can use our quick guide to programme fees.
If you already know which courses you are going to take, you can use our Fees calculator to get an estimate of your fees.
You might be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award. You can use our scholarship search to see what is available. You may also be eligible for a student loan to help towards paying your fees.
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