Postgraduate study in Health Promotion

What can you study in Health Promotion?

Health Promotion is a specialisation available for those taking a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences or a Master of Health Practice.

The areas of study include:

  • Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Studies
  • Health and Public Policy
  • Māori and Pacific Health
  • Mental Health Promotion
  • International Public Health
  • Population Youth Health

These courses are offered in a flexible learning format (several full or half days per course over a semester) at the School of Population Health.

The Health Promotion specialisation is aimed at professionals working in health promotion looking to upgrade their skills and gain a postgraduate qualification as well as other graduates of relevant degrees interested in working in health promotion.


Where can postgraduate study in Health Promotion take you?

The Health Promotion specialisation can offer a variety of employment opportunities in developing local and national health policy in health services, government agencies, non-governmental organisations and community groups.

Jobs related to Health Promotion

  • Community development project lead
  • Health policy developer
  • Health promotion practitioner