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The Master of Health Science (Rehabilitation) is designed for students like you who want to pursue further academic study related to health, disability or rehabilitation. You will study your particular area of personal or professional interest and gain valued research skills.
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Through both introductory and advanced studies this programme offers you opportunity to pursue research within the areas of health, disability and rehabilitation.
Once completed, The Master of Health Science (Rehabilitation) identifies you as a graduate with valuable research skills. You will also gain an understanding of New Zealand and international policy and legislation ensuring the rights of people to quality health and disability services. You will have gained an understanding of how people can be assisted to obtain a higher quality of life no matter their health or disability status.
Students studying for the Master of Health Science (Rehabilitation) come from diverse backgrounds and move into a wide array of professional fields. Students may focus on disability or disadvantage including corrections, addiction, allied health professions or mental health. Others use their knowledge acquired from public health, disability and rehabilitation studies and research to inform their roles in business, in health, education and in the arts.
You may wish to continue on to a PhD after the successful completion of your master’s thesis, or you might be interested in a career within:
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