Master of General Practice (MGP) Program By University of Otago |Top Universities
Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

$22645/year Tuition fee(NZD)

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Main Subject Area

Health/HealthcareMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Health/Healthcare

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

The Master of General Practice (MGP) degree is a one year full-time equivalent qualification that can be completed as a thesis. Students enter the MGP after completing the Postgraduate Diploma in General Practice (PGDipGP). The MGP is aimed at practitioners in the field of general practice. Students are general practitioners and many enrol on a part-time basis. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) on the advice of the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School, which must be satisfied that the applicant has the ability and experience to proceed to the programme.

Program overview

Main Subject

Health/Healthcare

Degree

Other

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

The Master of General Practice (MGP) degree is a one year full-time equivalent qualification that can be completed as a thesis. Students enter the MGP after completing the Postgraduate Diploma in General Practice (PGDipGP). The MGP is aimed at practitioners in the field of general practice. Students are general practitioners and many enrol on a part-time basis. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) on the advice of the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School, which must be satisfied that the applicant has the ability and experience to proceed to the programme.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

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Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) on the advice of the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School, which must be satisfied that the applicant has the ability and experience to proceed to the programme.

Every applicant shall:

- have been awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in General Practice, and

- have completed the prerequisite papers:

  • GENA 821, or an equivalent research paper approved by the Board of Postgraduate Studies in Primary Health Care, and
  • GENA 820 (or PRHC 701), and
- have been admitted to the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery of a university in New Zealand or hold an equivalent medical qualification approved by the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School, and

- have commenced vocational training for general practice or have had at least two years' approved experience in general practice.

Every applicant shall be registered for medical practice in the country in which the programme is taught or have an exemption from this requirement from the Dean of the Otago Medical School.

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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

12,075 NZD
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International Students

22,645 NZD
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