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Education

Mātauranga

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Bachelor of Health Sciences

Major in Community Health Care, Māori Health, Pacific and Global Health, or Public Health.

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Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science

The first step towards registration as a practising medical laboratory scientist.

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Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

MB ChB: The University of Otago medical degree.

Short courses

For doctors who wish to expand their professional horizons.

Postgraduate research opportunities

Join us at New Zealand’s leading Health Sciences university.¹

Postgraduate Bioethics

DipGrad

Diploma for Graduates

GradDipBHL

Graduate Diploma in Bioethics and Health Law

PGCertHealSc

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences endorsed in Bioethics

PGDipBHL

Postgraduate Diploma in Bioethics and Health Law

PGDipHealSc

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences

MMedSc

Master of Medical Sciences

MHealSc

Master of Health Sciences

MBHL

Master of Bioethics and Health Law

PhD

Doctor of Philosophy

Postgraduate General Practice and Rural Health

PGCertCPU

Postgraduate Certificate in Clinician-Performed Ultrasound

PGCertRPHP

Postgraduate Certificate in Rural and Provincial Hospital Practice

PGDipGP

Postgraduate Diploma in General Practice

PGDipRPHP

Postgraduate Diploma in Rural and Provincial Hospital Practice

MGP

Master of General Practice

PhD

Doctor of Philosophy


Postgraduate Medicine

PGDipOphthBS

Postgraduate Diploma in Ophthalmic Basic Sciences

PGDipSEM

Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine

MHealSc

Master of Health Sciences

MMedSc

Master of Medical Science

MOphth

Master of Ophthalmology

PhD

Doctor of Philosophy

Postgraduate Pathology

PGDipMLSc

Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science

MMLSc

Master of Medical Laboratory Science

PhD

Doctor of Philosophy

Postgraduate Preventive and Social Medicine

PGCertHealSc

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences

PGCertPH

Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health

PGDipHealMgt

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Management

PGDipHealSc

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences

DPH

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health

MHealSc

Master of Health Sciences

MPH

Master of Public Health

MSc

Master of Science in Biostatistics

PhD (Health Management)

Doctor of Philosophy in Health Management

PhD (Public Health)

Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health

Postgraduate Psychological Medicine

PGCertHealSc

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences

PGDipHealSc

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences

MHealSc

Master of Health Sciences

PhD

Doctor of Philosophy

Postgraduate Surgical Sciences

PGDipMSM

Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine

MMedSc

Master of Medical Science

PhD

Doctor of Philosophy

Postgraduate Women’s and Children’s Health

PGCertWHlth

Postgraduate Certificate in Women’s Health

DCH

Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health

PGDipOMG

Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics and Medical Gynaecology

MHealSc

Master of Health Sciences

MMedSc

Master of Medical Science

PhD

Doctor of Philosophy

Postgraduate qualifications at University of Otago, Christchurch

Postgraduate certificates

Postgraduate diplomas

Master’s and PhD programmes

Postgraduate qualifications at University of Otago, Wellington

Postgraduate certificates

Postgraduate diplomas

Master’s and PhD programmes

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