Social Science for Public Health

Social Science for Public Health puts public health issues in context and looks at ways we can understand, analyze and improve health.

Subject overview

Are you concerned about health in your community, and health inequalities in New Zealand and around the world? Are you interested in a career in health and social services?

Social Science for Public Health gives you the skills to analyse health inequalities and how these arise.

Where can Social Science for Public Health take you?

Social Science for Public Health could be useful for careers in the health and welfare sectors, health and welfare research, and education and health promotion. It can also be a springboard to further professional study in public health, community research and health promotion.

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