A-Z of Education, Health and Human Development subjects
Our postgraduate programmes were created to meet the demand for registered psychologists specifically trained to work with children, adolescents and families.
Deaf education is an exciting field, providing opportunities to support Deaf students or students hard of hearing to ensure they achieve academic success.
Education students gain a thorough understanding of human development across the whole lifespan and of teaching and learning processes.
Our postgraduate courses develop competence in using e-learning techniques in classrooms, online and in blended contexts.
The impact of the environment on health is a major concern internationally, and has created a range of career opportunities.
This endorsement helps students understand the intersections between individual health, medicine, and population health.
Changing behaviours can be difficult, but trained health workers can facilitate change for individuals and communities.
This major prepares graduates with the knowledge, skills and confidence to work with individuals and groups to enhance well-being.
Training in health information management is increasingly vital to health professionals, who rely on modern information systems.
Are you interested in analysing issues in the field of health, and planning how we should be addressing them now and in the future?
This degree will appeal to those already employed in the health sector or those wishing to enter health-related employment.
Enhancing learning outcomes for tertiary students requires knowledge of sector-relevant learning and assessment theory, practices and design.
Gain knowledge and skills in supporting the academic and social development of students with diverse learning needs.
Designed for education sectors, these courses strengthen existing expertise in educational leadership, and broaden skills and knowledge.
There has been enormous growth in research identifying powerful strategies and techniques that can support the learning and development of students.
The CertLS is for students who are interested in working in schools as a teacher aide, or as community support worker supporting children or young people with disabilities.
The Literacy endorsement critically examines literacy underachievement through a combination of theory and practice (developmental theories and best classroom practice).
Our graduates use, apply and integrate Māori, bicultural and indigenous knowledge and practices in their chosen fields.
Unique in the South Island, this master's degree gives students the opportunity to extend their theoretical grounding and professional skills to work as counsellors in a variety of settings.
Our Nursing degree allows students who already hold a degree relevant to health sciences to gain two further qualifications in just two and a half years.
Grounded in clinical practice, our courses offer a holistic approach to caring for people, families and whanau living with a life-limiting illness.
Knowledge of theory and applied skills in positive behaviour support benefits a range of professionals.
Discover the potential of each child, encourage, learn and provide experiences and relationships.
Our graduates gain wide-ranging knowledge and skills in science and health, including experience in critical appraisal and scientific investigation.
Gain an appreciation of this interdisciplinary field of practice, and the ability to apply specialist knowledge and skills in diverse cultural contexts.
The Society and Policy major focuses on the relationship between health science, health governance, bioethics and society at national and global levels.
We offer three internationally recognised qualifications for students who wish to train as secondary school teachers.
Develop transferable skills including motivation and teaching skills, awareness of holistic health principles and well-being, analytical skills, and leadership.
We offer various pathways into teaching practice - whether you are seeking your first qualification or have already graduated with a degree.
Our courses combine research-informed knowledge, evidence-based inquiry and practice-based experiences in schools and early childhood settings.
The Teaching and Learning Languages endorsement serves the professional development needs of teachers engaged in teaching languages.
We train skilful English language educators for a wide variety of modern educational settings.
Our graduates learn to apply their knowledge of research to teaching and learning, and develop and justify their teaching approaches and assessment practices.