A University of Otago Health Sciences degree can take you places.
Are you looking for a career in health, or maybe you would like to explore the biological sciences? Perhaps you are planning to apply for entry to one of Health Science's professional programmes?
Whether you are planning to use your Health Sciences degree as a base for a professional career as a researcher or specialist, or a job related to the health science field, the University of Otago offers a range of courses to suit.
Not sure which Health Sciences subject to study? Take a look at our one-page Health Sciences subject summaries.
HSFY is a gateway to a degree in Heath Sciences. This one-year course will allow you to keep your options option, whatever pathway you choose.
Have you completed HSFY and wondering where to go from here? The Health Sciences have plenty of pathways available.
Are you interested in becoming a dentist, dental technician, dental therapist, oral hygienist, medical laboratory scientist, doctor, pharmacist, physiotherapist or a radiation therapist?
Are you interested in studying for a postgraduate qualification, PhD, or master's in one of the Health Sciences subjects? The Division has a range of courses, guidance and support available.
Health professionals seeking professional development opportunities may also be interested in the short courses and workshops offered through the University's Continuing Education programme.
Depending on programme-specific requirements, you may be eligible for special consideration in final examinations.
FAQs for Health Sciences First Year students
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