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Doctor of Health

  • Doctorate (PhD)

Become a leader in health theory, practice and policy. Make a difference in health settings in New Zealand with original, applied research.

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Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
4 trimesters full-time
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About this course

Designed to enhance professional understanding, extend leadership attributes and strengthen expertise in research and evaluation, the Doctor of Health will enable you to innovate and make a difference in health delivery outcomes in New Zealand and globally.A combination of taught courses and research thesis will develop your professional understanding and expertise in research, evaluation, professional and reflective practice, and strengthen collaboration with other health professionals.The programme is practice-focused and has been designed to prepare and support future leaders of practice, policy, education and management.Our proximity to the Ministry of Health and other national health-focused agencies, district health boards, primary healthcare organisations and major non-governmental agencies enables the programme to cater for staff already working in these organisations and links the programme to sector priorities.

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