You will complete the compulsory courses below, alongside the specific course requirements from your selected major and minor.
Courses from minor or other degrees
This diagram is an example only - other combinations are possible. For full course requirements go to the Regulations for the Bachelor of Health Sciences.
The BHSc requires a total of 360 points:
- 135 points of compulsory courses
- at least 120 points of Health Sciences courses
- the remaining 105 points from Health Sciences or from other degrees
At least 225 points must be from courses above 100-level, with at least 90 points at 300-level.
The degree takes three years of full-time study, or can be studied part-time for up to 6 years.
- HLTH 101 Introduction to Health Studies
- HLTH 106 Te Wero – Māori Health Issues and Opportunities
- HLTH 110 Epidemiology
- BIOL 116 Human Biology
- HLTH 201 Health Promotion
- HLTH 202 Health and Society: Applied Research for Aotearoa
- MAOR 212 Māori and Indigenous Development OR MAOR 270 Te Ao Hauora Tangata: Māori Health Perspectives
Majors and minors
You have the option of completing either:
- a major
- a major and a minor
- two majors (a double major)
Each major has specific course requirements, but all consist of a minimum 120 points, with at least 45 points above 100-level, and at least 30 points at 300-level.
If you are completing a double major you may need to complete additional points (ie, more than 360 points) to meet the requirements of both majors.
BHSc students may also choose to complete a minor subject in their degree. A minor consists of a minimum 75 points, including at least 45 points above 100-level, in a single subject chosen from the Bachelor of Health Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Sport Coaching, or Bachelor of Youth and Community Leadership.