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You will normally be a registered health professional.
Students who have completed one of the following may be admitted to the 180 credit version:
Students who have completed one of the following may be admitted to the 120 credit version:
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.
This is a parts-based programme, offering either a professional or research pathway of study. At least a B- grade average is required to progress from Part One under the Professional route, whilst at least a B grade average is required to progress from Part One under the Research route.
Students who do not meet the minimum grade average required for progression may be exited with a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science or the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing if they meet the relevant qualification requirements.
Students will complete the following compulsory course:
168.713 Evidence-Based Practice (30 credits)
90 credits from subject courses listed below.
Students will complete the following compulsory courses:
Either 168.711 Health Research Design and Method OR 179.702 Advanced Research Methods
Up to 60 credits from subject courses listed below.
If completed with sufficient merit and within 18 months of full-time or 4 years of part-time study, this qualification may be awarded with Distinction or Merit.
This can be completed by one of the following options:
If completed with sufficient merit and within 1 year of full-time or 3 years of part-time study, this qualification may be awarded with Distinction or Merit.
150.701 Tino Rangatiratanga: Strategic Māori Development (30 credits)
152.700 Organisation and Management (30 credits)
152.742 Health Systems Management (30 credits)
152.743 Health Law and Policy (30 credits)
152.746 Contemporary Issues in Health Service Management (30 credits)
168.703 Managing Long Term Conditions (30 credits)
168.717 Applied Ethics for Professional Practice (30 credits)
168.721 Māori Centred Practice (30 credits)
168.724 Primary Health Care Nursing (30 credits)
168.731 Leadership in Nursing (30 credits)
168.733 Physiology and Pathophysiology (30 credits)
168.734 Clinical Pharmacology (30 credits)
252.701 Sleep and Circadian Science for Health Practitioners (30 credits)
168.816 Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 (60 credits)
168.817 Thesis 120 Credit Part 2 (60 credits)
168.896 Thesis 90 Credit Part 1 (45 credits)
168.897 Thesis 90 Credit Part 2 (45 credits)
168.898 Thesis (90 credits)
168.899 Thesis (120 credits)
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