Regulations - Medical And Health Sciences


The Degree of Master of Health Leadership – MHlthLd

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this degree, a student must have completed the requirements for a:

a relevant Bachelors degree from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 90 points above Stage II, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative

or

b relevant Bachelors Honours degree or Postgraduate Diploma from this University with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher, or the equivalent as approved by Senate or its representative.

2 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve admission of a student who has not met the above requirements, but who has attained an equivalent qualification or relevant professional experience.

Note:

This is a limited entry programme as per the Limitation of Entry Statute 1991 and selection criteria apply. Selection criteria are available from the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.

A relevant degree may be one which qualifies the holder for registration as a health professional, or be in a relevant subject such as arts, business, education, health sciences, law, political science, public health or social work.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1a must:

a pass courses with a total value of 180 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees

and

c not exceed 220 points for the total enrolment of this degree.

4 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1b must:

a pass courses with a total value of 120 points

and

b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees

and

c not exceed 160 points for the total enrolment of this degree.

Structure and Content

5 A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements for one of the specialisations as listed in the Master of Health Leadership Schedule.

6 A student must achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher across their best 60 points of courses taken for this programme prior to enrolment in HLTHMGT 755. If this Grade Point Average is not achieved, enrolment in the Master of Health Leadership cannot continue.

7 A student must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity Course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

8 Courses selected for this qualification are subject to confirmation by the relevant Academic Head or nominee.

Project

9 a The project is to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by Senate or its representative.

b The project topic must be approved by the relevant Academic Head or nominee.

Reassignment

10 A student may apply to reassign courses passed to the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Leadership or Postgraduate Certificate in Health Leadership.

Honours

11 This degree may be awarded with Honours as specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

Variations

12 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Amendment

13 These regulations and/or schedule have been amended with effect from 1 January 2022.

Master of Health Leadership (MHlthLd) Schedule

A student who has to complete 120 points must satisfy the requirements for one of the following specialisations:


Clinical Quality and Safety

Requirement:

Taught Masters

75 points: HLTHMGT 754, MAORIHTH 701, MEDICINE 700, 702, POPLHLTH 724

45 points: HLTHMGT 755 Project in Health Leadership


Global Health

Requirement:

Taught Masters

15 points from HLTHMGT 721, POPLHLTH 705, 722, 724, or another approved 700 level course offered at this University

60 points: HLTHMGT 754, MAORIHTH 701, POPLHLTH 715, 752

45 points: HLTHMGT 755 Project in Health Leadership


Health Management

Requirement:

Taught Masters

15 points from HLTHMGT 721, 729

a further 15 points from HLTHMGT 729 POPLHLTH 705, 722, 724, or another approved 700 level course offered at this University

45 points: HLTHMGT 754, MAORIHTH 701, POPLHLTH 719

45 points: HLTHMGT 755 Project in Health Leadership

A student who has to complete 180 points must satisfy the requirements for one of the following specialisations:


Clinical Quality and Safety

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points: HLTHMGT 721, 754, MAORIHTH 701, MEDICINE 700, 702, POPLHLTH 705, 722, 724

15 points from DIGIHLTH 701, HLTHMGT 724, 725, 729, POPLHLTH 709, 718, 719, 739, 760, or another approved 700 level course offered at this University

45 points: HLTHMGT 755 Project in Health Leadership


Global Health

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points: HLTHMGT 721, 754, MAORIHTH 701, POPLHLTH 705, 715, 722, 724, 752

15 points from DEVELOP 702, 710, 713, DIGIHLTH 701, HLTHMGT 724, 725, POPLHLTH 719, 739, 760, or another approved 700 level course offered at this University

45 points: HLTHMGT 755 Project in Health Leadership


Health Management

Requirement:

Taught Masters

120 points: HLTHMGT 721, 729, 754, MAORIHTH 701, POPLHLTH 705, 719, 722, 724

15 points from DIGIHLTH 701, HLTHMGT 724, 725, POPLHLTH 718, 720, 739, 760, or another approved 700 level course offered at this University

45 points: HLTHMGT 755 Project in Health Leadership

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