Explore the different subjects that you can study in our school.
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Addiction Studies | Alcohol and Drug Studies | Audiology | Clinical Quality and Safety | Digital Health | General Practice and Primary Healthcare | Global Health | Health Leadership | Health Management | Health Promotion | Māori Health | Pacific Health | Palliative Care | Population Health | Population Mental Health | Public Health | Violence Prevention | Youth Health
Addiction Studies has been developed in recognition of the need for an advanced postgraduate qualification for health professionals who are moving into leadership roles in this field.
Alcohol and Drug Studies
Alcohol and Drug Studies provides you with a broad knowledge of drug and alcohol issues in the community including the biology of addiction, co-existing problems and planning for lifestyle changes.
Audiology is the study of hearing, balance, and related medical disorders. It is an expanding profession in New Zealand and internationally.
Clinical Quality and Safety
Clinical Quality and Safety is an interdisciplinary field of study focused on hazards in health care systems.
Design, implement and evaluate digital health to improve and support equity of health service provision and outcomes for patients and populations in New Zealand.
General Practice and Primary Health Care
General Practice and Primary Healthcare is a field of study designed to increase the knowledge and expertise of health professionals working in primary health.
Global Health focuses on health systems, governance arrangements and the social dynamics of health and healthcare from a global systems perspective.
Health Leadership provides an understanding of healthcare systems, including the social, cultural, political and economic issues that affect health policy and management.
When you study Health Management, you will prepare yourself for leadership roles and become a changemaker within the non-clinical roles of health organisations.
Health Promotion is an integral part of public health. It engenders positive health outcomes using a wide range of social and environmental interventions and strategies, including policy, advocacy, and media.
Māori Health looks at improving the health of Aotearoa’s indigenous population from both a clinical and population health perspective.
Pacific Health aims to improve the health and wellbeing of Pacific people by providing knowledge of the common health issues and barriers that they face.
Palliative care focuses on patient care for those facing life challenging illness and embraces the essential elements and principles of patient-centred, holistic care.
If making a difference is something you are passionate about, study the factors and address health outcomes that affect the wellbeing of entire populations
Population Mental Health
Population Mental Health explores mental health of a population rather than individuals and is ideal for graduates or those working in a mental health setting.
Public Health addresses the health of a society through efforts such as promoting healthy lifestyles, researching disease and addressing health disparities.
The University of Auckland offers a number of postgraduate courses that are relevant for those working in violence prevention or interested in working in the area.
Youth Health is a multi-disciplinary specialisation that aims to support and enhance the healthy development and wellbeing of young people.