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Master of Travel Medicine (MTravMed)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Master of Travel Medicine (MTravMed) graduates will have a thorough and rigorous understanding of the discipline of Travel Medicine, including tropical and migrant medicine, and a broad knowledge of health care systems and the place of Travel Medicine within those systems, particularly in relation...

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Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Course Code
MTravMed

About this course

Master of Travel Medicine (MTravMed) graduates will have a thorough and rigorous understanding of the discipline of Travel Medicine, including tropical and migrant medicine, and a broad knowledge of health care systems and the place of Travel Medicine within those systems, particularly in relation to effective delivery in primary health care settings. They will be able to contribute significantly to new interdisciplinary developments in health care delivery, and to an increasing international body of knowledge in Travel Medicine. They will have an understanding of the principles of evidence-based practice, and of research methodology appropriate to the discipline, including both quantitative and qualitative methods.

Intending students should make early contact with the Department of Primary Health Care & General Practice (University of Otago, Wellington) regarding study plans.

Entry requirements

  1. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences) on the advice of the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School, which must be satisfied that the applicant has the ability and experience to proceed to the programme.
  2. Every applicant shall:
    1. have been awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Travel Medicine, or
    2. hold an equivalent qualification approved by the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School, and
    3. have successfully completed a paper or papers worth at least 30 points in research methods relevant to Health Sciences, as approved by the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School.
  3. In exceptional circumstances the Academic Board of the Otago Medical School may approve an exemption from the specified prerequisites.

Study locations

Dunedin