Regulations - Medical And Health Sciences


The Degree of Master of Health Practice – MHlthPrac

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 programme, a student needs to have:

a completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree deemed relevant by Senate or its representative, with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 60 points above Stage II

or

b completed the requirements for a Bachelors Honours degree or Postgraduate Diploma deemed relevant by Senate or its representative, with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher.

2 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve admission of a student who has:

a attained extensive relevant, practical, professional or scholarly experience deemed equivalent by Senate or its representative to the requirement in Regulation 1a

and

b performed at an acceptable level in any tests of academic aptitude and/or interviews prescribed by Senate or its representative.

Note: A relevant degree may be one which qualifies the holder for registration as a health professional, or be in a relevant subject such as Health Sciences, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health or Social Work.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student admitted to this degree under Regulation 1 or 2 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 in 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 listed in the Master of Health Practice Schedule.

6 A student enrolled for this degree must achieve a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 45 points of taught courses prior to enrolment in HLTHSCI 795 or POPLHLTH 790.

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

8 The programme for each student must be approved by the relevant Head of School prior to enrolment.

Reassignment

9 A student who does not achieve the Grade Point Average required in Regulation 6 may apply to reassign courses passed for this degree to the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences or the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences.

Variations

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

Honours

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

Commencement

12 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2018.

Master of Health Practice (MHlthPrac) Schedule

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


Addiction Studies

Requirement:

Taught Masters

60 points: POPLHLTH 737, POPLPRAC 707, 708

60 points: POPLHLTH 790 Dissertation

or

60 points: POPLHLTH 737, POPLPRAC 707, 708

15 points from MAORIHTH 701, PAEDS 712, POPLHLTH 722, 738, 739, 747, 764, 766, 768, 773, 774, POPLPRAC 702, 707, 712, 754, 765

45 points: HLTHSCI 795 Project


Health Promotion

Requirement:

Taught Masters

60 points: POPLHLTH 700, 733, 734, POPLPRAC 710

60 points: POPLHLTH 790 Dissertation

or

60 points: POPLHLTH 700, 733, 734, POPLPRAC 710

15 points from POPLHLTH 705, 715, 717, 718, 720, 725, 726, 736, 737, 739, 752, 766, 746, POPLPRAC 712, MAORIHTH 701, 705

45 points: HLTHSCI 795 Project


Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Requirement:

Taught Masters

60 points: PSYCHIAT 740, 747, 768

60 points: HLTHSCI 790 Dissertation

or

60 points: PSYCHIAT 740, 747, 768

15 points from PSYCHIAT 741, 766, 769, 770

45 points: HLTHSCI 795 Project


Pacific Health

Requirement:

Taught Masters

60 points: POPLHLTH 700, 739, 711, POPLPRAC 710

60 points: POPLHLTH 790 Dissertation

or

60 points: POPLHLTH 700, 739, 711, POPLPRAC 710

15 points from HLTHMGT 754, MAORIHTH 701, POPLHLTH 715, 717, 718, 720, 725, 732, 734, 735, 736, 737, 752, 765, 766

45 points: HLTHSCI 795 Project


Population Mental Health

Requirement:

Taught Masters

45 points: POPLHLTH 700, 735, 736

15 points: POPLPRAC 702, 710, 754

60 points: POPLHLTH 790 Dissertation

or

45 points: POPLHLTH 700, 735, 736

15 points: POPLPRAC 702, 710, 754

15 points from MAORIHTH 701, POPLHLTH 732, 733, 734, 737, 739, 764, 766, POPLPRAC 702, 754

45 points: HLTHSCI 795 Project

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


Addiction Studies

Requirement:

Taught Masters

60 points: POPLHLTH 737, POPLPRAC 707, 708

15 points from POPLHLTH 701, 704, 705, 767

30 points from POPLHLTH 738, 768, 773, 774, POPLPRAC 712, 765

at least 15 points from MAORIHTH 701, PAEDS 712, POPLHLTH 721, 722, 738, 739, 747, 764, 766, 768, 773, 774, POPLPRAC 702, 707, 712, 754, 765

and

60 points: POPLHLTH 790 Dissertation

or

45 points: HLTHSCI 795 Project


Health Promotion

Requirement:

Taught Masters

60 points: POPLHLTH 700, 722, 733, 734

15 points from POPLHLTH 701, 704

15 points from POPLHLTH 705, 720, POPLPRAC 710, 712

at least 30 points from MAORIHTH 701, 705, POPLHLTH 705, 715, 717, 718, 720, 725, 726, 736, 737, 739, 746, 752, 766, POPLPRAC 712

and

60 points: POPLHLTH 790 Dissertation

or

45 points: HLTHSCI 795 Project


Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Requirement:

Taught Masters

60 points: PSYCHIAT 740, 747, 768

15 points from POPLHLTH 701, 704, 705

at least 45 points from PSYCHIAT 730, 741, 766, 769, 770, 773

up to 15 points from another 700 level course approved by the Head of School of Medicine

and

60 points: HLTHSCI 790 Dissertation

or

45 points: HLTHSCI 795 Project


Pacific Health

Requirement:

Taught Masters

75 points: POPLHLTH 700, 722, 739, POPLPRAC 710, 712

15 points from POPLHLTH 711, 764

15 points from POPLHLTH 701, 704, 705

15 points from HLTHMGT 754, MAORIHTH 701, POPLHLTH 711, 715, 717, 718, 720, 725, 732, 734, 735, 736, 737, 752, 764, 765, 766

and

60 points: POPLHLTH 790 Dissertation

or

45 points: HLTHSCI 795 Project


Population Mental Health

Requirement:

Taught Masters

75 points: POPLHLTH 700, 722, 735, 736, POPLPRAC 712

15 points from POPLPRAC 702, 710, 754

15 points from POPLHLTH 701, 704, 705

at least 15 points from MAORIHTH 701, POPLHLTH 702, 732, 733, 734, 737, 739, 764, 766, POPLPRAC 702, 754

and

60 points: POPLHLTH 790 Dissertation

or

45 points: HLTHSCI 795 Project

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