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Opportunities Careers Requirements MidCentral ​Support

There are many paths that lead to health careers and the field of health is always expanding. The information below covers only a few popular health occupations. Note: all requirements are based on 2015 entry requirements and are subject to change.

Check out the MidCentral DHB Careers page for more information.


Doctor

Otago University
  • UE (14 Credits in 3 approved Level 3 subjects*)
Auckland University
  • Biomed first year
  • 280 rank score, with 2 sciences at Level 3
Health Sci first year
  • 250 rank score, with 2 sciences, and 1 humanities at Level 3

 

Nurse

Massey University
  • UE (Including Level 3 Biology)
Ucol
  • UE (or other successful completion of a Level 3 qualification)

 

Occupational Therapist

Auckland University of Technology
  • UE (14 Credits in 3 approved Level 3 subjects*)
Otago Polytechnic
  • UE (or other successful completion of a Level 4 qualification)

Pharmacist

Otago University
  • UE (14 Credits in 3 approved Level 3 subjects*)
Auckland University
  • UE (14 Credits in 3 approved Level 3 subjects*)
  • 220 rank score, with 2 sciences at Level 3

 

Psychologist

Massey University
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Psychology)
  • UE (14 Credits in 3 approved Level 3 subjects*)
Auckland University
  • Bachelor of Science (Psychology)
  • UE (14 Credits in 3 approved Level 3 subjects*)
  • 140 rank score 

 

Physiotherapist

Otago University
  • UE (14 Credits in 3 approved Level 3 subjects*)
Auckland University of Technology
  • UE (14 Credits in 3 approved Level 3 subjects*)

 
 

Radiographer

Otago University
  • UE (14 Credits in 3 approved Level 3 subjects*)
  • With at least 16 credits in a Level 3 humanity and Level 3 Physics or Biology
Unitec
  • UE (14 Credits in 3 approved Level 3 subjects*)

 
You can study in any area that you’re interested in and contribute to the health sector! Examples are information technology (IT), business studies, management, Te Reo Tikanga and more.
 
*For a list of approved subjects and more information on University Entrance:

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