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Aviation Medicine at Otago

Overview

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.

Aviation Medicine is  also available as a subject of study for the Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.

All Occupational and Aviation Medicine qualifications are available through Distance Learning.

Papers

See the full list of Aviation Medicine (AVME) papers.

Requirements

AVME papers

Paper Code Year Title Points Teaching period
AVME711 2024 Aviation Physiology 30 Semester 1
AVME714 2024 Clinical Aviation Medicine 30 Semester 2
AVME715 2024 Health, Work and Behaviour 30 Not offered, expected to be offered in 2025
AVME716 2024 Clinical Occupational Medicine 30 Not offered, expected to be offered in 2025
AVME717 2024 Medical Logistics in Aeromedical Transport 30 Not offered, expected to be offered in 2025
AVME718 2024 Operational Aspects of Aeromedical Transport 30 Not offered, expected to be offered in 2025
AVME719 2024 Aeromedical Studies for Nurses and Paramedics 30 Semester 2
AVME720 2024 Clinical Analysis in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport 30 Not offered in 2024
AVME721 2024 Clinical Care in the Air 30 Semester 1
AVME722 2024 Organisation of Aeromedical Systems 30 Semester 2
AVME723 2024 Managing Occupational Medicine 30 Semester 1
AVME724 2024 Health and Industry 30 Semester 2
AVME726 2024 Special Topic 30 Not offered in 2024
AVME780 2024 Research Project 30 Semester 1, Semester 2
AVME785 2024 Research Methods 30 Semester 1
AVME801 2024 Occupational Medicine Epidemiology and Biostatistics 30 Not offered, expected to be offered in 2025
AVME802 2024 Vocational Rehabilitation 30 Not offered, expected to be offered in 2025
AVME812 2024 Human Performance 30 Not offered, expected to be offered in 2025
AVME813 2024 Airport and Travel Health 30 Not offered, expected to be offered in 2025
AVME885 2024 Application of Research Methods 30 Semester 1

More information

Contact us

Dr Robin Griffiths
Department of Medicine
University of Otago, Wellington
PO Box 7343
Wellington South
Tel 021 620 148
Fax 64 4 389 5427
Email rob.griffiths@otago.ac.nz

Programme Manager
Department of Medicine
University of Otago, Wellington
PO Box 7343
Wellington South
Tel 64 4 385 5590
Fax 64 4 389 5427
Email oamu@otago.ac.nz

Website:  otago.ac.nz/aviation_medicine

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Regulations on this page are taken from the 2024 Calendar and supplementary material.

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