Master of Primary Health Care (MPHC) Program By University of Otago |Top Universities

University of Otago

Wellington Campus, Newtown, New Zealand
  • QS World University Rankings
  • QS Stars
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Part Time
  • Fees(NZD) 21775-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Feb, Jul
The Master of Primary Health Care (MPHC) degree is a nationally-recognised multidisciplinary advanced qualification for health professionals engaged in the delivery of primary health care. It is intended for students who have completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Health Care (PGDipPHC). Students will gain an advanced understanding of the nature and practice of primary health care, advanced training in personally selected areas of practice, and experience in working with other health professionals involved in primary health care. In addition, the graduate will have the ability and skills to independently set up and carry out relevant research within the primary health care field, and to be able to contribute significantly to new knowledge and/or developments in health care delivery.

About University

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Founded in 1869, Otago is New Zealand’s first University.

In the 150 years since, Otago has prided itself on being a research-led University with an international reputation for excellence. It is ranked 194 in the 2021/22 QS World University Rankings and in the top 100 in 15 subject areas.

It first received a Five Stars Plus QS Stars University rating in 2016 (and again in 2018 and 2021).

Most undergraduate and postgraduate study takes place on the Dunedin campus, but the University also has Schools of Medicine and Health Sciences in Wellington and Christchurch, which are home to many leading medical researchers.

Otago offers more than 200 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across four divisions:

It also offers a Summer School, Study Abroad and Distance Learning programmes.

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