The Faculty of Health—Te Wāhanga Tātai Hauora is the newest faculty at Victoria, established in January 2017 to deliver innovation in health teaching and research.

It brings together researchers and teachers from across the University to help prepare the next generation of health sector professionals to make a difference to New Zealanders’ health and wellbeing.


Make a difference to the health of our communities and become a part of New Zealand's rapidly growing and diverse health sector.

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Available subjects

  • Population Health, Policy and Service Delivery
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Psychology
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Software Development
  • Health Leadership and Management
  • Health Policy, Planning and Service Delivery
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Professional Practice
  • Workplace Health and Safety

Postgraduate qualifications

Pursue your passion and become an expert in your chosen field with our postgraduate qualifications offered in 2019.

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