Health Education

  • Health Education
    UC Health Sciences students organised and carried out the All Right? Amble through Christchurch's Botanic gardens, promoting the five pillars of well-being in the family event.

Qualifications

Overview

This major prepares graduates with the knowledge, skills and confidence to work with individuals and groups to enhance well-being. They will develop specific health education and pedagogical knowledge that is applicable in a diverse range of settings. Experiential learning in a variety of contexts (eg, mental health, sexuality and nutrition) will allow students to recognise factors that influence health and to develop a wide range of strategies to address them.

Students will engage in debate and critical reflection on a range of contemporary health issues. Through this engagement students will develop an understanding of ethical issues and principles, a respect for the autonomy and choice of both individuals and groups, and competency in collaborative and consultative ways of working.

Contact us

School of Health Sciences

Phone +64 3 369 3333
Email educationadvice@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
See the School's website for up-to-date location details.

Postal address
College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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