Podiatry - Master of Health Science

With the AUT Master of Health Science in Podiatry you develop advanced podiatry knowledge and research a topic of your interest.

The Master of Health Science in Podiatry is an advanced postgraduate qualification for podiatrists who want to further their knowledge through research to advance their career. It concludes with production of a research thesis.


This is part of the Master of Health Science.

Start date: 2019

Start date: 2020

You need a total of 240 points to complete the Master of Health Science in Podiatry qualification.

The paper PODY801 Advanced Podiatric Practice for the High Risk Foot (45 points) requires students to hold an annual practicing certificate (APC) with the New Zealand Podiatrists Board. The other podiatry papers are open to all qualified health professionals.

Complete the following papers

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OR 15 points from any other paper listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science (with approval)

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Practice as a health professional in New Zealand is governed by legislation and a number of ‘Responsible Authorities’ (such as the Physiotherapy Board and the Nursing Council who register practitioners). Overseas qualified health professionals who wish to practise in New Zealand should communicate directly with the relevant Responsible Authority. Qualifications recognised for professional registration at AUT are undergraduate; study at postgraduate level is not considered equivalent recognition for NZ Board certification.

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Key features
  • Includes a research thesis
  • Designed for podiatrists who want to further their career
  • Explores a range of advanced podiatry topics
  • Academic staff who are internationally recognised as experts in podiatry

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.