Postgraduate study in Pacific Health

What can you study in Pacific Health?

You can study Pacific Health in a Master of Health Practice.

In this specialisation the focus includes:

  • Clinical or non-clinical working experience in Pacific health service
  • Knowledge and ability to identify and discuss important issues and contributing factors to the health of Pacific people
  • Motivation to participate in the development of appropriate health services for Pacific people
  • Skills to conduct small research projects

You can also conduct postgraduate level research in this subject at the University’s Liggins Institute.

Where can postgraduate study in Pacific Health take you?

The Pacific Health specialisation not only gives you advanced knowledge and skills in Pacific health issues, research and cultures, but also prepares you for both clinical and non-clinical careers in the health sector.

Advanced knowledge and research skills gained through further study at masters level will give you the tools to help improve the health and wellbeing of all Pacific peoples.

Pacific Health could lead to key roles in Pacific community organisations, including roles designing and implementing innovative community and public health intervention for Pacific health concerns.

You can study Pacific Health in a Master of Health Practice and Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences.

Course structure

Jobs related to Pacific Health

  • Community development project lead
  • Health planner
  • Health promotion practitioner
  • Public health researcher

Further study options