Health Education

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



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

Students engage in debate and critical reflection on a range of contemporary health issues. Through this engagement, students 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 | Te Kura Mātai Hauora

Phone +64 3 369 3333

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

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