Duration
Full-time: 1 year
Next start date
2018 Semester One – 26 February
2019 Semester One – 4 March
Available locations
Grafton
Points
120
Programme type
Postgraduate

Programme overview

This programme provides the opportunity for high-quality health science graduates to study at an advanced level, and to enable you to graduate with enhanced analytical and research skills.

It provides a deeper understanding of the epistemological underpinning of population health.

On completion of the honours degree, you should be prepared for doctoral study or if you choose to proceed into the health workforce, be prepared to meet the increasing demand for graduates able to meet the health sector’s research and policy development needs.

Read the full programme regulations for the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) in the University of Auckland Calendar.

Programme structure

  • 120 points
  • Supervised research dissertation in an aspect of population health (60 points)
  • Two core courses in theoretical concepts of health and health services research methods (30 points)
  • A selection of advanced courses in population health, health informatics, health management and Māori health (30 points)
  • Must be completed within one year of full-time study

2018 entry requirements

My highest qualification is from:

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Taught 120 points GPA Grade Point Average 5.0

    Bachelor of Health Sciences

Further programme requirements

Taught 120 points

You must have completed a Bachelor of Health Sciences and passed 90 points in courses above Stage II with a GPA of 5.0 or higher.

You also need to have a supervisor and topic confirmed.

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

Further programme requirements

Taught 120 points

You must have completed an undergraduate degree in health sciences (or a similar field of study) at a recognised university (or similar institution). You will require a GPE of 5.0 or higher in 75% of your most advanced-level courses.

You also need to have a supervisor and topic confirmed.

How much does a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) cost per year?

2017 fees

Domestic students
NZ$8,914*
International students
NZ$41,771*

Fees are set in advance of each calendar year and will be updated on this website. 2017 fees are inclusive of 15% GST, but do not include the Student Services Fee, course books, travel and health insurance, or living costs. Amounts shown are indicative only. In addition to the tuition fees, there is a Student Services Fee of $6.38 per point, estimated at $765.60 for full-time study (120 points). Fees will be confirmed upon completion of enrolment into courses.

*Please note: amounts shown are indicative and estimates only.

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Key dates

Please note: We will consider late applications if places are still available. International students should start the application process as early as possible to allow sufficient time to apply for a visa.

Application closing dates

Semester One 2018
8 December 2017

Start dates

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Other important dates

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Where could this programme take you?

With their analysis and research skills, graduates will be equipped for a career in health services or for further postgraduate study, including doctoral study.

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