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Health Sciences International fees

The tuition fees listed in the table below are an estimate only and may not represent the actual cost of a programme of study. You are liable for any fees payable over and above the estimated amount listed.

This page lists the fees for Health Sciences subjects. If you can't find the subject or programme you are looking for on this page please check the fees on the other subject pages, listed below.

Key to symbols used in the table

~ Honours degree may be available, depending on the major.

* This programme has a workload higher than the normal equivalent full-time (EFT) course load (120 points).

** July commencement may be possible, although the duration of the qualification may be longer. Seek advice from the department before applying.

The University of Otago offers a number of other distance-taught or highly specialised postgraduate programmes in Health Sciences. Please see Postgraduate for further information.

Qualification 2021 Fees
(NZ$ per year)
Points Duration
(years)
Intake
Semester(s)
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 36,272 126 1 S1
Diploma for Graduates (DipGrad)   120 1 S1, S2
Any subject specified as a major subject for BHealSc 28,512 – 37,201      
Dentistry 69,504      

Bioethics

Postgraduate Diploma in Bioethics and Health Law (PGDipBHL) 35,798 120 1 S1, S2
Master of Bioethics and Health Law (MBHL)* 35,798 180 1 S1, S2

Biomedical Sciences

Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (BBiomedSc) ~ 35,430 360 3 S1
Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBiomedSc) 39,041 120 1 Anytime

Dentistry

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) ~    606 5 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 36,272 126 1
Years 2–5 102,087 480 4

Clinical Dentistry

Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (PGDipClinDent) 70,185 120 1 S1
Master of Dentistry (MDent) 105,277 180 1 S1
Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (DClinDent) 69,504 360 3 S1

Community Dentistry

Postgraduate Diploma in Community Dentistry (PGDipComDent) 42,696 120 1 S1
Master of Community Dentistry (MComDent) 42,696 240 2 S1

Dental Technology

Bachelor of Dental Technology (BDentTech) ~   360 3 S1
Year 1 39,894 120    
Year 2 42,691 120    
Year 3 40,693 120    
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology (PGDipCDTech) 42,286 120 1 S1
Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Technology (PGDipDentTech) 42,286 120 1 S1
Master of Dental Technology (MDentTech) 42,286 240 2 S1, S2

Oral Health

Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH)   360 3 S1
Year 1 40,362 120    
Year 2 39,315 120    
Year 3 42,691 120    
Master of Oral Health 63,428 180 1 Anytime

Health Sciences

Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHealSc) 35,430 360 3 S1, S2**
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) 21,348 60 0.5  S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHealSc) 42,696 120 1  S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Management (PGDipHealMgt) 36,272 120 1 S1, Apr, S2, Sep
Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc) 42,696 120–240 1 to 2 S1, S2
Master of Nursing Science (MNSc) 42,281 240 2 S1

Medical Laboratory Science

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLSc)    486 4 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 36,272 126 1
Years 2–4 41,563 360 3
Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science (PGDipMLSc) 41,452 180 1 S1
Master of Medical Laboratory Science (MMLSc) 42,696 180 1 Anytime

Medicine

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB)    726 6 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 36,272 126 1 S1
Years 2–3 81,567 240 2
Years 4–6 90,889 360 3
Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine (PGDipSEM) 29,809 120 1 S1
Master of Medical Science (MMedSc) 21,348 120 2 (part-time) Anytime
Master of Ophthalmology (MOphth) 42,696 120 1 Anytime

Muskuloskeletal Medicine

Postgraduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine (PGCertMSM) 21,348 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine (PGDipMSM) 21,348 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2

Occupational and Aviation Medicine

Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Medicine (PGCertOccMed) 21,348 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine (PGDipOccMed) 21,348 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2
Master of Occupational Medicine (MOccMed) 21,348 180 3 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Certificate in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGCertAeroRT) 21,348 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGDipAeroRT) 21,348 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2
Master of Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (MAeroRT) 21,348 180 3 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Aviation Medicine (PGCertCAvMed) 21,348 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) 21,348 240 4 (part-time) S1, S2

Primary Health, Rural Health and General Practice

Postgraduate Certificate in Rural and Provincial Hospital Practice (PGCertRPHP) 21,348 60 1 S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Rural and Provincial Hospital Practice (PGDipRPHP) 21,348 120 2 S1, S2
Postgraduate Certificate in General Practice (PGCertGP) 21,348 60 0.5 S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in General Practice (PGDipGP) 42,696 120 1 S1, S2
Master of General Practice (MGP) 42,696 120 1 S1, S2
Master of Primary Health Care (MPHC) 21,348 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2

Public Health

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health (DPH) 42,696 120 1 S1, Apr*, S2*, Aug* S2
Master of Public Health (MPH) 42,696 120 1 S1, S2*, Any­time for Research

Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) ~   486 4 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 36,272 126 1
Years 2–4 (per year) 42,688 360 3
Postgraduate Certificate in Pharmacy (PGCert Pharm) 21,348 60 0.5 Anytime

Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPhty) ~   486 4 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 36,272 126 1
Years 2–4 (per year) 42,688 360 3
Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy (PGDipPhty) 42,696 120 1 S1
Master of Physiotherapy (MPhty) 42,281
(62,178 programme fee)
180 1.5 S1, Anytime for Research

Doctor of Philosophy

PhD
360 3 Any­time
Health Sciences, Pharmacy 10,150
Medicine 10,150
Dentistry thesis (Non clinical) 10,357