New programmes at FMHS
These new programmes are currently in development, and will soon be on offer at FMHS (subject to CUAP approval).
Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc)
This new named doctorate will provide experienced health professionals and leaders working in diverse roles within the health sector with a pathway to a research-based higher degree.
The programme provides a combination of taught courses and a thesis which will develop candidates’ professional understanding and expertise in leadership, research, evaluation and professional practice. Students will address contemporary issues challenging the health sector, influencing local, national and potentially international health policy and practice.
Associate Professor John Parsons
Phone: +64 9 923 3935
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (Digital Health)
Digital Health is a new specialisation that will replace Health Informatics. A postgraduate qualification in this area will provide graduates with the capability to design, implement and evaluate digital health in order to improve health equity for New Zealand patients and populations.
Dr Vanessa Selak
Phone: +64 9 923 6509
Postgraduate studies in Stroke Care
Master of Stroke Care (MStrokeCare)
Postgraduate Diploma in Stroke Care (PGDipStrokeCare)
Postgraduate Certificate in Stroke Care (PGCertStrokeCare)
These three new programmes will be the first stroke-specific tertiary qualifications available in New Zealand to meet the anticipated demand for specialised clinical training in all aspects of stroke treatment, prevention, rehabilitation and research.
Open to graduates from a wide range of relevant undergraduate degrees, these programmes will teach stroke-specific courses through the development of academic scholarship, research-based inquiry and leadership capabilities.
Professor Cathy Stinear
Phone: +64 9 923 3779