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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 2020 Fees
(NZ$ per year)
Points Duration
(years)
Intake
Semester(s)

Bioethics

Postgraduate Diploma in Bioethics and Health Law (PGDipBHL) 34,755 120 1 S1, S2
Master of Bioethics and Health Law (MBHL)* 34,755 180 1 S1, S2

Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences First Year (BSFY) 34,398 120 1 S1
Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (BBiomedSc) ~ 34,398 360 3 S1
Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBiomedSc) 37,904 120 1 S1, S2 **

Dentistry

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) ~     5 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 35,216 126 1 S1
Years 2-5 (per year) 100,085 480 4 S1
Master of Dentistry (MDent) 102,211 180 1 S1

Clinical Dentistry

Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (PGDipClinDent) 68,141 120 1 S1
Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (DClinDent) 68,141 360 3 S1

Community Dentistry

Postgraduate Diploma in Community Dentistry (PGDipComDent) 41,452 120 1 S1
Master of Community Dentistry (MComDent) 41,452 240 2 S1

Dental Technology

Bachelor of Dental Technology (BDentTech) ~   360 3 S1
Year 1 38,732 120    
Year 2 41,449 120    
Year 3 39,508 120    
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology (PGDipCDTech) 41,054 120 1 S1
Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Technology (PGDipDentTech) 41,054 120 1 S1, S2
Master of Dental Technology (MDentTech) 41,054 240 2 S1, S2

Health Sciences/Management

Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHealSc) 34,398 360 3 S1, S2
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) 20,726 60 0.5  
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHealSc) 41,452 120 1  
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Management (PGDipHealMgt) 35,216 120 1 S1
Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc) 41,452 120-240 1 to 2  

Medical Laboratory Science

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLSc)     4 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 35,216 126 1 S1
Years 2-4 (per year) 40,748 480 3 S1
Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science (PGDipMLSc) 25,908 180 1 S1
Master of Medical Laboratory Science (MMLSc) 41,452 180 1 S1, S2

Medicine

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB)     6 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 35,216 126 1 S1
Years 2-3 (per year) 79,968 240 2 S1
Years 4-6 (per year) 89,107 360 3 S1
Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine (PGDipSEM) 28,941 120 1 S1
Postgraduate Certificate in General Practice (PGCertGP) 20,726 60 0.5 S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in General Practice (PGDipGP) 41,452 120 1 S1, S2
Master of General Practice (MGP) 41,452 120 1 S1, S2
Master of Medical Science (MMedSc) 20,726 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine (PGCertMSM) 20,726 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine (PGDipMSM) 20,726 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2
Master of Ophthalmology (MOphth) 41,452 120 1 S1, S2
Master of Primary Health Care (MPHC) 20,726 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2

Nursing Science

Master of Nursing Science (MNSc) 41,452 240 2 S1

Occupational and Aviation Medicine

Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Medicine (PGCertOccMed) 20,726 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine (PGDipOccMed) 20,726 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2
Master of Occupational Medicine (MOccMed) 20,726 180 3 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Certificate in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGCertAeroRT) 20,726 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGDipAeroRT) 20,726 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2
Master of Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (MAeroRT) 20,726 180 3 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Aviation Medicine (PGCertCAvMed) 20,726 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) 20,726 240 4 (part-time) S1, S2

Oral Health

Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH)   360 3 S1
Year 1 39,186 120    
Year 2 38,170 120    
Year 3 41,449 120    
Master of Oral Health 61,581 180 1  

Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) ~   486 4 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 35,216 126 1 S1
Years 2-4 (per year) 41,851 360 3 S1
Postgraduate Certificate in Pharmacy (PGCert Pharm) 20,726 60 0.5 S1, S2

Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPhty) ~   486 4 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 35,216 126 1 S1
Years 2-4 (per year) 41,851 360 3 S1
Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy (PGDipPhty) 41,452 120 1 S1
Master of Physiotherapy (MPhty) 41,452 180 1.5 S1

Public Health

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health (DPH) 41,452 120 1 S1, S2
Master of Public Health (MPH) 41,452 120 1 S1, S2, Any­time for R

Interdisciplinary

Diploma for Graduates (DipGrad)   120 1 S1, S2
Any subject specified as a major subject for BHealSc 34,398      
Dentistry 68,141      
Doctor of Philosophy

NOTE: fees noted are for 2019. 2020 fees will be available in early November

Domestic 360 3 Any­time
Physiotherapy 7,845
Nursing 9,735
Health Informatics, Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacy, Psychological Medicine, Public Health, Radiation Therapy 9,951      
Dentistry thesis (Non clinical) 10,154