Health Education

  • Health Education
    UC Health Sciences students organise and carry out the All Right? Amble through Ōtautahi Christchurch's Botanic gardens, promoting the five pillars of wellbeing.

Qualifications

Overview

The Health Education major prepares graduates with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to work with individuals and groups in a range of health settings. Students develop extensive facilitation skills and gain confidence in presenting to a range of people.

Experiential learning in a variety of contexts (eg, mental health, sexuality, and nutrition) supports your ability to recognise the factors that influence health and the consequences for wellbeing. You will develop an extensive toolbox of pedagogical strategies that can be used to enhance wellbeing at the personal, interpersonal, and community level.

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

Contact us

School of Health Sciences | Te Kura Mātai Hauora

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

Location
Rehua building – 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

Browse related subjects to Health Education

Choose an area that you are interested in and learn how UC's extensive range of study options can let you study what you want to.

Health Sciences_laboratory

Health Sciences

Health is an enduring issue for society; it concerns everybody at every stage in life. Health Sciences at UC prepares students to contribute in a meaningful way ...

Maori and Indigenous Health

Māori and Indigenous Health

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, nāia te reo pōwhiri ki a koutou. Tēnā koutou katoa. The purpose of the Māori and Indigenous Health major is to prepare culturally ...