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Undergraduate study

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Your future career in the health sciences

The University of Otago, Wellington offers the below qualifications for first time students.

Your study options as a undergraduate student are:

Bachelor of Radiation Therapy

Applications for 2020 will open in August 2019.

The Bachelor of Radiation Therapy is a three year full time programme only available at the University of Otago, Wellington.

Find out more about studying Radiation Therapy

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB)

The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB) degree is commonly referred to as the 'medical degree'. School leavers enrol in Dunedin for the competitive Health Sciences First Year course. They then apply for admission to 2nd-year medicine in Dunedin.

After studying for three years in Dunedin, one-third of medical students move to University of Otago, Wellington for their 4th, 5th, and 6th years.

Find out about studying Medicine at Otago.


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