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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

 

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.

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.