The Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) course is a totally taught Master's degree, based on core Aviation Medicine papers and papers offered for the Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine (PGDipOccMed) or the Postgraduate Diploma in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGDipAeroRT). The degree is available only to registered medical practitioners, and students will usually be able to obtain a Postgraduate Diploma in either Occupational Medicine or Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (or a certificate in each), which is awarded in addition to the MAvMed.
Students who wish to undertake a research based Masters degree should enrol for the Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc), endorsed in Aviation Medicine degree programme.
All Occupational and Aviation Medicine qualifications are available through Distance Learning.
- Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Aviation Medicine (PGCertCAvMed)
- Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed)
- Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc)
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
See the full list of Aviation Medicine (AVME) papers.
Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc) endorsed in Aviation Medicine
The Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc) endorsed in Aviation Medicine is available through Distance Learning.
Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Aviation Medicine (PGCertCAvMed)
Master of Aviation Medicine
The programme shall consist of papers to the value of 240 points (normally eight 30-point papers) which shall normally comprise:
At least 180 points selected from
Subject to the approval of the Dean of the Otago Medical School, papers which have been completed at the University of Otago, another university, or an approved examining body may be credited to the programme and/or used as the basis for exemption from the requirements of (b) above, provided that this previous study is directly relevant to the candidate's proposed and approved programme of study, to a maximum of 120 points.