Schools

The Faculty of Health has two schools—Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health and the School of Health.

Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health

The Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health—Te Kura Tapuhi Hauora offers postgraduate study for nurses, midwives and health professionals. The qualifications will develop theoretical knowledge and advance practical skills in clinical practice.

The School collaborates with other academic institutions, health agencies and District Health Boards, nationally and internationally. The staff offer wide-ranging expertise and conduct research, with areas of excellence in end of life care, safe patient care, rheumatic fever and penicillin, body donation, ethics, values based care and fetal auscultation.

Head of School

School of Health

The School of Health—Te Kura Tātai Hauora offers the new Bachelor of Health undergraduate degree with majors in five areas:

  • Population Health, Policy and Service Delivery
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Psychology
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Software Development.

The School of Health was established in January 2017 as part of the Faculty of Health to deliver innovation in health teaching and research. The School looks forward to announcing a suite of postgraduate qualifications from 2019.

Dean