Study the Bachelor of Health Science in Public and Environmental Health, and prepare yourself for a career where you can really make a difference.
Considerable change in our society means we need to have flexible, intersectoral and problem-solving approaches to a wide range of health issues and contexts as we move further into the digital age.
Our Public and Environmental Health major is committed to human rights, health equity and social justice, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and te whare tapa wha - the four cornerstones of physical, spiritual, mental, and family environments, and to the Sustainable Development Goals, which advocate for intersectoral, holistic actions to enhance human and planetary health.
Applying to study health sciences from 2022
From 2022 all offers of place for undergraduate health science degrees will be made into the Bachelor of Health Science without a major.
Our graduates work in the public and private sectors; they are self-employed, advising and designing for sustainability, urban development, equity programmes, Maori and Pacific health.
They are team leaders, project designers and analysts, and increasingly they will work in the digital space, helping to create eHealth apps, serious games, and play a crucial role in social innovation and enterprise initiatives.
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Public & Environmental Health