Postgraduate study in Public Health

What can you study in Public Health?

You can study Public Health in the Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health or the Master of Public Health.

Our graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and capacity to forge new pathways towards real solutions for disadvantaged populations in the face of change. Our public health programme equips you with the knowledge and skills to help reduce the burden of disease and injury and improve the quality of healthcare delivery. It provides an advanced understanding of the theoretical and practical issues and the skills to apply these principles in the workplace, in research and in day-to-day life.

Areas of study within Public Health include epidemiology and biostatistics, Māori health, and health services and policy.

Courses

Explore the postgraduate courses you can take in Public Health

Where can postgraduate study in Public Health take you?

Our graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and capacity to forge new pathways towards real solutions for disadvantaged populations in the face of change.

You can become the conscience of society in health and healthcare provision, provide a community voice on important health issues, programmes, strategies and policies; and utilise your knowledge to contribute in reducing inequalities and inequities in health.

Jobs related to Public Health

  • Clinician
  • Disease surveillance and monitoring
  • Government
  • Healthcare organisations
  • Health planning
  • Policy making
  • Primary healthcare professional
  • Public healthcare research
  • Public health management