Unversity of Otago, Wellington Student & Alumni Profiles
“Getting the rehabilitation right for the patient or client has both exciting and life-changing rewards.”
“The RTRU is a fabulous community of both academics and students. Your study is well supported and is an achievable goal for students who want to extend their knowledge in a specific area”.
“This qualification is professionally relevant, and because it is a clinical master’s there is more weight added to its value”
“I’m finding there are more opportunities with respect to work and learning available and I have the confidence to explore more academic work-related pursuits."
I really enjoyed the hands-on clinical experience, especially the patient and staff interaction.
“I have been able to apply the new knowledge I have gained whilst studying into my practice.”
Logan Seddon, radiation therapist, has no trouble listing the advantages of his career.
"Basically it's on-the-job training from day one - and you get paid while you study!"
For private charter pilot Greg Mills a Master of Health Science degree endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport combines his two professional passions of aviation and emergency medicine.
“From my midwifery background I had gained plenty of on the job clinical experience but I really wanted to work in other roles specifically relating to health research and policy”
Because the last two years of Otago’s Radiation Therapy degree is evenly split between theory and practical, Dean felt fully prepared once he graduated ...