UniversityAuckland University of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
AUT North Campus
The Master of Health Practice is ideal for health professionals who want to extend their practical knowledge and are ready for the next step in their career. You can select papers and areas of practice that reflect your career needs and interests.
Study the AUT Master of Health Practice in Violence and Trauma Studies and explore different approaches to reduce violence in our communities and assist with healing from trauma.
The Master of Health Practice in Violence and Trauma Studies offers training for health professionals to help reduce damaging behaviour in our communities. It's designed for health professionals with at least three years of clinical experience.
This degree caters for a wide range of ‘people professionals’ - community agency workers, social workers, counsellors, group workers, psychotherapists, probation officers, refugee workers, the military, the police, marae and iwi agencies, prison workers, teachers, occupational therapists, peace workers, nurses, Civil Defence, ethnic health workers, and health promoters. It's also suitable for those working with trauma victims and in anger management, drug and alcohol addiction, mental health, disability, prison, refugee, and children’s programmes.
Staircasing options from the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science or Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science are also available.
You need a total of 180 points to complete the Master of Health Practice. The programme builds your awareness and skills for working in your chosen area and solving problems of behaviour that reduces life potential.
You can select papers that reflect your career needs and interests. Students are expected to choose a particular issue to explore improving professional practice for themselves and others.
Papers are taught in two block courses, usually run in March and August each year:
Complete the following papers
And select one professional paper
And select one research paper
And complete the following papers
And complete a practice project
Must have completed the following or equivalent:
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.