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University of Otago Courses

Graduate Certificate

Dunedin
Healthcare systems are increasingly dependent on data, technology and digital solutions, while at the same time consumers expect to use personalised digital technologies to enhance their own individual health and well-being.
Entry Requirements
  1. Admission to the programme shall be subject to approval of the Programme's Academic Co-ordinator (or nominee).
  2. Every applicant shall either
    1. be a graduate in a relevant field, or
    2. hold a relevant professional qualification requiring at least three years of full-time tertiary level study.
  3. Every applicant shall present evidence of ability for advanced-level academic study.

Graduate Diploma

Dunedin
Healthcare systems are increasingly dependent on data, technology and digital solutions, while at the same time consumers expect to use personalised digital technologies to enhance their own individual health and well-being.
Entry Requirements
  1. Admission to the programme shall be subject to approval of the Programme's Academic Co-ordinator (or nominee).
  2. Every applicant shall either
    1. be a graduate in a relevant field, or
    2. hold a relevant professional qualification requiring at least three years of full-time tertiary level study.
  3. Every applicant shall present evidence of ability for advanced-level academic study.

Masters (Coursework)

Dunedin
The Master of Archaeological Practice (MArchP) is an applied, professional qualification - linking theory with practice - that aims to develop our future leaders' knowledge and experience in archaeological heritage management.
Entry Requirements
  1. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities).
  2. Every applicant shall normally
    1. be a graduate with an ordinary bachelor's degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or comparable major, and have an average grade of at least B+ in the 300-level papers for the degree, or
    2. be a graduate with a Masters degree in a relevant discipline acceptable to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities), or
    3. have alternative qualifications or experience acceptable to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities).

Non-Award

Dunedin
Be an agent of change. He Kura Matanui / Indigenous Development will broaden your understanding of the world as you explore humanity's cultural diversity. It will change your world-view as you learn about the cultural, social and economic development of indigenous peoples.

Non-Award

Dunedin
The window to your body's health. Oral health affects everyone every day - and normally most people don't think about it. Good oral health allows you to speak, smile, kiss, smell, taste, and chew with self-assurance.
Entry Requirements

Entry is competitive. To be admitted to the programme, applicants must be eligible to attend university, and should have attained a satisfactory standard in NCEA Level 3 Biology and English or a recognised equivalent.

Online applications can be made from early August, and close on 15 September of the year preceding enrolment. Late applications may be considered.

Application information for admission into the Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH) programme is available at otago.ac.nz/healthsciences

Non-Award

Dunedin
Step into the light. Theatre explores and represents human experience and imagination in a dynamic, immediate and relevant way.

Bachelor

Dunedin
Dental Technology is the technical side of dentistry where a dental technician, on prescription of a dentist, makes any prosthesis or appliance for the head and neck. This could consist of: Dental technicians do not have direct contact with patients.

Masters (Coursework)

Dunedin
The Master of Nursing Science (MNSc) is an intensive integrated programme of study, usually completed in two calendar years of full time study, which offers a pathway to a nursing career. Graduates from any discipline will be considered for this qualification.
Entry Requirements
  1. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) on the advice of the Postgraduate Nursing Admissions Committee.
  2. Every applicant
    1. must hold an undergraduate degree requiring at least three years of full-time study; or hold a bachelor's honours degree; or hold a bachelor's degree followed by a postgraduate diploma; or hold a master's or doctoral degree;
    2. Note: Applicants must have achieved a grade average of B or better in the final two years of the qualifying degree (except for a doctoral degree or a master's degree that is not graded) on which the application is based.

    3. must have provided a current curriculum vitae and a statement of interest.
  3. Selection of applicants who have met these criteria will be based on their GPA and a possible interview.

    Note: For guidance on how grades are calculated, see Guidelines for Admission into MNSc at otago.ac.nz/nursingmasters

  4. Any applicant who
    1. is, or who has been, the subject of criminal charges; or
    2. is, or who has been, subject to disciplinary proceedings of a tertiary institution or professional body; or
    3. has been found to have an issue (whether in connection with their mental or physical health, or their professional attributes or conduct, or otherwise) that compromises or is likely to compromise their fitness to practise; or
    4. is found to have failed to declare a matter covered by 1(d)(i)-(iii);
  5. may be declined admission to the programme by the Master of Nursing Science Admissions Committee on the recommendation of the Health and Conduct Review Group. Any offer of admission made before responses to medical tests or requests for information regarding an applicant's health status or past conduct have been received is conditional on the information received confirming the applicant's suitability for admission.

  6. The number of candidates to be admitted to the first year of the programme will be determined by the number of places available for clinical teaching.
  7. The University of Otago is committed to promote and facilitate academic equity for Maori students, and for students from other underrepresented groups, who have the potential to succeed academically.
    Applicants in any category (see regulations 1(c)) who have fulfilled the criteria as described in the Mirror on Society Policy and associated admissions entry requirements, may be considered in one or more of the Mirror on Society Category Groups.

Diploma

Dunedin
Interaction between people from diverse cultural backgrounds has never been greater than in today's interconnected and globalised world.
Entry Requirements

Every programme of study shall satisfy the requirements for prerequisites, corequisites and restrictions set out in the Prescriptions (published in the Guide to Enrolment).

Bachelor (Honours)

Dunedin
Entry Requirements
  1. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) on the advice of the Faculty of Dentistry.
  2. Applicants must be current candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery in the Fourth Year of the programme.
  3. To be considered for admission to the programme, applicants must have passed the Fourth Year course for the degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery with a grade average of at least A-.
  4. Eligible applicants will be ranked according to their Fourth Year grade averages and the number of students admitted to the Honours programme shall normally be limited to six in any one year.