UniversityAuckland University of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
AUT South Campus
Gain the skills to contribute to public health management and policy, disease control and health promotion across a wide range of populations with the AUT Master of Public Health.
Build your understanding of key elements of public health, with an emphasis on community health and development. You examine community and population perspectives on health and disease, and health systems responses. You learn to interpret the patterns of health and disease in populations, and become familiar with behaviours that contribute to health and disease in the community.
The Master of Public Health emphasises the role of social, economic, cultural, educational, environmental and other societal factors in the production and maintenance of individual and community wellbeing.
You develop an understanding of community health priorities, developing and implementing community health interventions and critically evaluating their effects across a range of community health settings.
The programme is committed to principles of equity, social justice, empowerment and community participation and ownership.
Complete the following papers
And choose 60 points from
Or alternative optional papers approved by the Associate Dean Postgraduate.
And complete a thesis or dissertation
HEAL999 Thesis (120 points)
HEAL998 Thesis (90 points) plus approved optional papers totalling 30 points
HEAL901 Dissertation (60 points) plus approved optional papers totalling 60 points
Completed one of the following with a B average or higher:
May be admitted on the basis of a relevant professional qualification or professional experience approved by the Dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree.
English Language Requirements:
IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.