Master of Health Science

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Master of Health Science

Eastern Institute of Technology
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  • 1.5 years


The Master of Health Science is a 180 credit programme (one and a half years full-time) which provides the opportunity for health practitioners and managers to advance and expand their knowledge and expertise within an interdisciplinary learning environment.

The Health Science interdisciplinary and inter-professional courses are all offered in a blended manner, with online learning supported by block courses on-campus.

The flexible delivery of this programme allow learners to study at their pace, in their place, from locations throughout New Zealand.

Courses are designed around knowledge and research relating to key threads of health disparities and the global health needs of populations. The programme provides you with the opportunity to investigate the worldwide improvement of health, reduction of health disparities and protection against global threats from an international context.

Admission Requirements

The requirement for entry is an undergraduate degree in a health science/ health discipline with a B average or better.

Where an applicant does not hold an undergraduate degree in health science, submissions with supporting professional evidence may be considered.


All applicants must demonstrate an acceptable level of English Language fluency prior to acceptance in the programme. English Language fluency can be verified by achievement of one of the following within the last two years:

  •  New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 5 (Academic)
  •  IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0
  •  PTE (Academic) score of 58 with no band score lower than 50
  • International equivalents to IELTS accepted by NZQA or successful study of a programme in which English was the language of instruction (conditions apply)

Courses Units

You need to complete credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

More Information

The Health Science Postgraduate Programmes at EIT offer a selection of courses designed to meet the needs of health practitioners, health managers and other allied healthcare professionals whose practice has a focus on health. The Master of Health Science is the programme which completes the journey for many of our students from Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in Health Science.

The Health Science interdisciplinary and inter-professional courses are all offered online, with some supported by two and three-day block courses on the EIT Hawke’s Bay Campus.

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