Health Education

Become a leader in the fast-growing world of Health Education and health promotion, and turn your passion for wellbeing into a career.

Subject overview

Study theory and practice across the field of Health Education and health promotion, including gaining knowledge and skills in the area of sexuality education, food and nutrition, and mental health education.

Take courses that draw on the best of international research and practice, and are grounded in the educational, social and cultural contexts of Aotearoa New Zealand.

You will learn how to respond to the needs of a range of community groups, including young people and Māori and Pacific communities. Undertake industry experience to support your learning.

Where can Health Education take you?

You will be able to support others to improve their health and wellbeing.

Careers include:

  • Community health education
  • Health education and promotion in schools
  • Health promotion and health activism
  • Workplace wellbeing
  • Teaching (you can add a one-year postgraduate teaching qualification)

Explore your study options in Health Education