Master of Health Practice - Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health

The Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health specialisation is designed for graduates in nursing, medicine, occupational therapy, psychology, or social work who are currently employed in infant, child and adolescent mental health services or aim to be.

Programme structure

Students doing a 120 point masters are required to enrol in and complete the following courses:

At least 30 points from:

and up to 30 points from:


60 points: HLTHSCI 790 Dissertation


at least 45 points from:

and up to 30 points from:

  • HLTHMGT 754 - Health Leadership
  • MAORIHTH 701 - Foundations of Māori Health
  • PAEDS 712 - Youth Health Clinical Skills
  • PAEDS 719 - Health, Education and Youth DevelopmentPOPLHLTH 724 - Quality in Health Care
  • POPLHLTH 739 - Pacific Health
  • POPLPRAC 754 - Infant, Child and Adolescent Primary Mental Health


45 points: HLTHSCI 795 Research Project


Detailed information on admission criteria, programme structure and content, and the schedule of courses can be found in the University Calendar regulations for the Master of Health Practice.

These should also be read in conjunction with the University's General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

New students: to ensure you enrol on time, please visit our step-by-step guide to applications, admission, and enrolment.


Vas Ajello
Professional Teaching Fellow
Phone: +64 (0) 9 923 3767