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Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science (Environmental Health)

Key facts

  • Available via Distance Learning
  • Note: Not all courses are available in any one year
  • Not available for international students

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Entry requirements

Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science requires that the candidate meet the University admission requirements as specified; and have been awarded or qualified for the Bachelor of Health Science or an equivalent undergraduate qualification.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.


Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science follow a flexible course of study, which consisting of courses totalling at least 120 credits at 700 level, comprising courses selected from the Schedule for the Qualification (see the above), and including:

  • Any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule for the Qualification,
  • Attending any contact workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.


Compulsory course

231.707 Environmental Health (30 credits)     

Subject courses

214.772 Advanced Topics in Food Quality (30 credits)     
214.773 Advanced Topics in Water Quality (30 credits)     
214.774 Advanced Topics in Sound and its Reception (30 credits)     
214.777 Advanced Topics in Air Quality (30 credits)
214.781 Advanced Topics in Health Science (30 credits) 

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