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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 2023
(NZ$ per year)
Points Duration
(years)
Intake
Semester(s)
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 37,723 126 1 S1
Diploma for Graduates (DipGrad) 120 1 S1, S2
Any subject specified as a major subject for BHealSc 37,687      
Dentistry 70,894      

Bioethics

Postgraduate Diploma in Bioethics and Health Law (PGDipBHL) 39,032 120 1 S1, S2
Master of Bioethics and Health Law (MBHL)* 39,032
180 1.5 S1, S2

Biomedical Sciences

Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (BBiomedSc) ~ 38,179 360 3 S1
Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBiomedSc) 41,415 120 1 Anytime

Dentistry

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) ~    606 5 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 37,723 126
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 42,111 120    
Year 2 45,287 120    
Year 3 43,762 120    
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology (PGDipCDTech) 44,856 120 1 S1
Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Technology (PGDipDentTech) 44,856 120 1 S1
Master of Dental Technology (MDentTech) 44,856 240 2 S1, S2

Oral Health

Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH)   360 3 S1
Year 1 43,154 120    
Year 2 42,344 120    
Year 3 45,287 120    
Master of Oral Health 67,284 180 1 Anytime

Health Sciences

Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHealSc) 37,867 360 3 S1, S2**
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHealSc) 22,645 60 0.5  S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHealSc) 45,291 120 1  S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Management (PGDipHealMgt) 38,477 120 1 S1, Apr, S2, Sep
Master of Health Sciences (MHealSc) 45,291 120–240 1 to 2 S1, S2
Master of Nursing Science (MNSc) 44,852 240 2 S1

Medical Laboratory Science

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLSc)    486 4 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 37,723 126
Year 2 41,885 120
Years 3–4 (per year) 44,090 240
Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science (PGDipMLSc) 45,291 120 1 S1
Master of Medical Laboratory Science (MMLSc) 45,291 120 1 Anytime

Medicine

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB)    726 6 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 37,723 126 S1
Years 2–3 (per year) 84,364 240
Years 4–6 (per year) 96,415 360
Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine (PGDipSEM) 31,621 120 1 S1
Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology (PGDipOMG) 45,291 120 1 S1
Postgraduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy (PGDipSurgAnat) 45,291 120 1 S1
Master of Medical Science (MMedSc) 45,291 120 1 Anytime
Master of Ophthalmology (MOphth) 45,291 120 1 Anytime

Muskuloskeletal Medicine

Postgraduate Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine (PGCertMSM) 22,645 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine (PGDipMSM) 45,291 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2

Occupational and Aviation Medicine

Postgraduate Certificate in Occupational Medicine (PGCertOccMed) 22,645 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine (PGDipOccMed) 22,645 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2
Master of Occupational Medicine (MOccMed) 22,645 180 3 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Certificate in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGCertAeroRT) 22,645 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGDipAeroRT) 22,645 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2
Master of Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (MAeroRT) 22,645 180 3 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Aviation Medicine (PGCertCAvMed) 22,645 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) 22,645 240 4 (part-time) S1, S2

Primary Health, Rural Health and General Practice

Postgraduate Certificate in Rural and Provincial Hospital Practice (PGCertRPHP) 22,645 60 1 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in Rural and Provincial Hospital Practice (PGDipRPHP) 22,645 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2
Postgraduate Certificate in General Practice (PGCertGP) 22,645 60 0.5 S1, S2
Postgraduate Diploma in General Practice (PGDipGP) 22,645 120 1 S1, S2
Master of General Practice (MGP) 22,645 120 1 S1, S2
Master of Primary Health Care (MPHC) 22,645 120 2 (part-time) S1, S2

Public Health

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health (DPH) 45,291 120 1 S1, Apr*, S2, Aug
Master of Public Health (MPH) 45,291 120 1 S1, S2*, Anytime

Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) ~   486 4 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 37,723 126
Year 2 42,176 120
Years 3–4 (per year) 44,396 240
Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science (BPharmSc)^ 38,179 360 3 S1, S2*
Postgraduate Certificate in Pharmacy (PGCert Pharm) 22,645 60 0.5 Anytime

Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPhty) ~   486 4 S1
Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) 37,723 126
Year 2 42,176 120
Years 3–4 (per year) 44,396 240
Postgraduate Diploma in Physiotherapy (PGDipPhty) 45,291 120 1 S1
Master of Physiotherapy (MPhty) 44,852
180 1.5 S1, Anytime

Doctor of Philosophy

PhD
360 3 Any­time
Health Sciences, Pharmacy 10,697
Medicine 10,697
Dentistry thesis (Non clinical) 10,915