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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.

* If completed in the minimum time, 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, or paper selection may be limited. Seek advice 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 Annual Fees 2022
(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 36,411      
Dentistry 70,894      

Bioethics

Postgraduate Diploma in Bioethics and Health Law (PGDipBHL) 37,531 120 1 S1, S2
Master of Bioethics and Health Law (MBHL)* 37,531
Estimated cost of programme:
55,788
180 1.5 S1, S2

Biomedical Sciences

Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (BBiomedSc) ~ 36,711 360 3 S1
Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBiomedSc) 39,822 120 1 Anytime

Dentistry

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) ~    606 5 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 36,272 126
Year 2 96,983 120
Years 3–5 (per year) 102,087 360
Master of Dentistry (MDent) 107,384 180 1 S1

Clinical Dentistry

Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (PGDipClinDent) 71,589 120 1 S1
Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (DClinDent) 70,894 360 3 S1

Community Dentistry

Postgraduate Diploma in Community Dentistry (PGDipComDent) 43,549 120 1 S1
Master of Community Dentistry (MComDent) 43,549 240 2 S1

Dental Technology

Bachelor of Dental Technology (BDentTech) ~   360 3 S1
Year 1 40,491 120    
Year 2 43,545 120    
Year 3 42,079 120    
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology (PGDipCDTech) 43,131 120 1 S1
Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Technology (PGDipDentTech) 43,131 120 1 S1
Master of Dental Technology (MDentTech) 43,131 240 2 S1, S2

Oral Health

Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH)   360 3 S1
Year 1 41,494 120    
Year 2 40,715 120    
Year 3 43,545 120    
Master of Oral Health 64,697 180 1 Anytime

Health Sciences

Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHealSc) 36,411 360 3 S1, S2**
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) 21,775 60 0.5  S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHealSc) 43,549 120 1  S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Management (PGDipHealMgt) 36,998 120 1 S1, Apr, S2, Sep
Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc) 43,549 120–240 1 to 2 S1, S2
Master of Nursing Science (MNSc) 43,127 240 2 S1

Medical Laboratory Science

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLSc)    486 4 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 36,272 126
Year 2 40,274 120
Years 3–4 (per year) 42,394 240
Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science (PGDipMLSc) 43,549 120 1 S1
Master of Medical Laboratory Science (MMLSc) 43,549 120 1 Anytime

Medicine

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB)    726 6 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 36,272 126 S1
Years 2–3 (per year) 81,119 240
Years 4–6 (per year) 92,707 360
Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine (PGDipSEM) 30,405 120 1 S1
Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology (PGDipOMG) 43,549 120 1 S1
Master of Medical Science (MMedSc) 43,549 120 1 Anytime
Master of Ophthalmology (MOphth) 43,549 120 1 Anytime

Muskuloskeletal Medicine

Postgraduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine (PGCertMSM) 21,775 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine (PGDipMSM) 43,549 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2

Occupational and Aviation Medicine

Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Medicine (PGCertOccMed) 21,775 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine (PGDipOccMed) 21,775 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2
Master of Occupational Medicine (MOccMed) 21,775 180 3 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Certificate in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGCertAeroRT) 21,775 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGDipAeroRT) 21,775 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2
Master of Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (MAeroRT) 21,775 180 3 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Aviation Medicine (PGCertCAvMed) 21,775 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) 21,775 240 4 (part-time) S1, S2

Primary Health, Rural Health and General Practice

Postgraduate Certificate in Rural and Provincial Hospital Practice (PGCertRPHP) 21,775 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Rural and Provincial Hospital Practice (PGDipRPHP) 21,775 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Certificate in General Practice (PGCertGP) 21,775 60 0.5 S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in General Practice (PGDipGP) 21,775 120 1 S1, S2
Master of General Practice (MGP) 21,775 120 1 S1, S2
Master of Primary Health Care (MPHC) 21,775 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2

Public Health

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health (DPH) 43,549 120 1 S1, Apr*, S2**, Aug**
Master of Public Health (MPH) 43,549 120 1 S1, S2*, Thesis only

Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) ~   486 4 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 36,272 126
Year 2 40,554 120
Years 3–4 (per year) 42,688 240
Postgraduate Certificate in Pharmacy (PGCert Pharm) 21,775 60 0.5 Anytime

Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPhty) ~   486 4 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 36,272 126
Year 2 40,554 120
Years 3–4 (per year) 42,688 240
Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy (PGDipPhty) 43,549 120 1 S1
Master of Physiotherapy (MPhty) 43,127
Estimated cost of programme:
64,690
180 1.5 S1, Thesis only

Doctor of Philosophy

PhD
360 3 Any­time
Health Sciences, Pharmacy 10,272
Medicine 10,272
Dentistry thesis (Non clinical) 10,481