Health Sciences

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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 to the health issues that face our communities.

Health Sciences students have the opportunity to develop a comprehensive overview of health and health care, inclusive of a range of approaches and understandings, and the practical application of knowledge and skills in health settings.

The non-clinical, multidisciplinary Bachelor of Health Sciences degree programme covers important and timely topics such as mental health and wellbeing, sexual health promotion, environmental health, communicable and non-communicable diseases, Māori and indigenous people’s health, health through the life-span, and evidence-based policy and decision making.

Many Health Sciences courses may also be taken as part of a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science.

Contact us

Te Kura Mātai Hauora | School of Health Sciences

Phone +64 3 369 3333

Level 3, Rehua building – see campus maps

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

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