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Bachelor of Health Science - Health Management Major

This course is available


Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree


3 years

Next start date

Expected Feb 2024


AUT South Campus


Study health sciences with us and we’ll help you develop the skills to meet the changing needs of global healthcare. AUT is New Zealand’s largest and most diverse health education provider.

Our population is growing and we’re living longer, increasing the need for dedicated and inspirational healthcare graduates. AUT's health sciences degree is developed with input from district health boards and leading health organisations. You can specialise in a specific health discipline or become a health professional in a non-clinical role.

Study the Health Management major in the AUT Bachelor of Health Science degree.

Health management is becoming increasingly important. There are more and more Primary Health Organisations (PHOs) offering one-stop-shop services. But these complex health service providers need skilled people looking after the administration and management side.

One patient can have multiple healthcare requirements, and as a health management graduate you ensure all their needs are met. You work with patients and their family/whanau in planning, decision-making and management roles.

Career opportunities:

District health boards and other Crown agencies, along with private healthcare providers, including:

  • Clinical service manager or planner
  • Medical records administrator
  • Independent health advocate
  • Independent health navigator

Key Features

  • Focuses on the business management side of health
  • The only bachelor’s degree in health management by a New Zealand university
  • Includes 150 hours of workplace experience in the health sector
  • Offered at the South Campus
  • Part-time study options available

Entry criteria

All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 80; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with B/B+ grade; GIE with B grade; CAE minimum overall score of 169; PTE minimum overall score of 50.

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