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Degree

Master of Health Leadership - Global Health

master

Degree

Master of Health Leadership - Global Health

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    44,310 NZD

  • Application fee

    0 NZD

  • Years of study

    18 months

  • PGWP Duration

    3 years

  • Min required GPA

    70 out of 100

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-February 08-December-2021 08-December-2021
Winter-July 04-July-2021 04-July-2021
Winter-July 04-July-2022 04-July-2022

Overview

Master of Health Leadership - Global Health

Health leadership is a varied and complex field. If you are interested in a career where you can play a part in helping to improve the experiences of patients, the health of communities and the operations of health services, this is the ideal programme for you.

Study a wide range of topics from quality in health care to health care economics, public health principles and health informatics principles.

Health leadership opens doors in careers such as health management, health care quality improvement, international health management and more in this exciting challenging field.

What can you study in Global Health?

Study areas include the global burden of disease, health and human rights, global health ethics, international health systems, governance and financing, the role of NGOs, IGOS and the emerging place of philanthropic organisations, 

and global health challenges for Asia Pacific region, and technology and policy solutions and strategies for health and development. 

The university draws upon case studies, regional plans and current debates and unfolding global events to focus and keep our focus applied.

Programme structure

The MHlthLd can be completed as a 120-point (two semesters (1 year)) or 180-point (three semesters (18 months)) taught masters degree, depending on the level of study you have completed.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$60,714

Total costs

yearly

$9,252

Cost of living

1 person

$7,152

Accommodation

1 bed room

$44,310

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Taught 180 points: 

You must have completed an undergraduate degree at a recognised university (or similar institution) in a relevant discipline with a GPE of 5.0 (70%-74.9%).

Relevant disciplines include all health professional degrees, and non-clinical degrees in approved subjects including public health, health sciences, health social sciences, commerce and law.

A minimum amount of study in a relevant discipline is required - this would be at least a major, field of study or approximately 30% of programme content including a mix of introductory and advanced courses. 

Other pathways to study

Alternatively, you can transfer to the MHlthLd after completing the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences with a GPA of 5.0. 

Required documents

1_ Copy of birth certificate/passport
2_ Transcript
3_ Official programme completion certificate
4_ Mark sheets
5_ Relevant course outlines
6_ English language proficiency

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
-
listening
21
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
English Language Academy pathway programmes

You can meet postgraduate English language requirements by successfully completing:
1_ The Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP), or
2_ The English Pathway for Postgraduate Studies (EPPS).

Career Opportunities

Graduates with specialist training in global health systems have scope to work within governments, with regional intergovernmental agencies (eg, WHO), within NGOs, civil society agencies, 

and with any of the major philanthropic organisations as well as in development agencies (the World Bank, Asia Development Bank).

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