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Study Mental Health at Otago

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Qualifications

Mental Health is available as an endorsement for:

Contact details

Judith Stone
Postgraduate Administrator
Department of Psychological Medicine
University of Otago, Christchurch
Tel 64 3 364 6404
Email judith.stone@otago.ac.nz
Website Postgraduate Mental Health

Papers

See the full list of Psychological Medicine (PSME) papers.

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Programme Requirements

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) endorsed in Mental Health

Papers
  • One of:
    • PSME 401 Nature, Extent and Assessment of Mental Disorders
    • NURS 403 Mental Health Nursing Practice
  • One further 30 point 400-level PSME paper excluding PSME 401

 

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Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHealSc) endorsed in Mental Health

Papers
  • Three approved papers to the value of 90 points from:
  • Other approved paper(s) to the value of 30 points.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHealSc) endorsed in Mental Health is available through Distance Learning.

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Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc) endorsed in Mental Health

Thesis option
  • Three approved papers from:
    • PSME papers
    • NURS 403  Mental Health Nursing Practice
    • NURS 404  Advanced Mental Health Nursing Practice
    • NURS 409  Mental Health Nursing Practicum
  • Approved research method paper(s) to the value of 30 points
  • A thesis (120 points)
Coursework option
  • Five approved papers from:
    • PSME papers
    • NURS 403  Mental Health Nursing Practice
    • NURS 404  Advanced Mental Health Nursing Practice
    • NURS 409  Mental Health Nursing Practicum
  • Approved research method paper(s) to the value of 30 points
  • A dissertation (60 points)

Notes: A candidate, with the approval of the Board of Graduate Studies in Health Sciences, may substitute alternative papers to a value of 60 points.

The Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc) endorsed in Mental Health is available through Distance Learning.

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