From bachelors degrees to doctoral degrees, we offer research projects at a range of levels in a variety of biomedical and health sciences.
Subjects on offer
The Liggins Institute is a multi-disciplinary research institute, which means as a student you have access to experts from a range of subject areas. This allows us to view human health problems from different angles at once and more effectively translate scientific discoveries into therapies and strategies that benefit the community.
It’s why we offer degrees and research projects in a wide range of subjects. You could choose to focus on Biomedical Science, Community Health, Health Science, Medical Science, Maori and Pacific Health, Molecular Medicine, Nutrition and Dietetics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics or Physiology.
Levels of study
You can study a bachelors degree, postgraduate diploma, masters degree or doctoral degree at the Liggins Institute. We offer the following programmes:
- Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours) BBiomedSc(Hons)
- Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) (BHSc(Hons))
- Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) (BMedSc(Hons))
- Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences (PGCertHSc)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Science (PGDipBiomedSc)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences (PGDipHSc)
- Master of Biomedical Science (MBiomedSc)
- Master of Health Sciences (MHSc)
- Doctor of Medicine (MD)
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
You could also consider a Summer Research Scholarship - a short-term scholarship for undergraduate students to get a taste of postgraduate study.
Opportunities for clinicians
If you are a practising clinician, postgraduate study is a wonderful opportunity to spend time investigating your field of interest. Postgraduate study develops a range of analytical and problem solving skills, as well as building expertise in your chosen area.