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Māori Health

Māori Health is offered to assist with ensuring New Zealand’s health and disability workforce are sufficiently equipped to effectively meet the health and healthcare needs of Māori.
Benefit from engaging with and learning from experts within many health disciplines.

Why study Māori Health?

The Bachelor of Health Sciences majoring in Māori Health recognises the value of integrated approaches to health for Māori health, and learning is focussed on the integration of healthcare and intersectoral approaches in Māori heath.

Māori Health provides you with:

  • Knowledge about:
    • Cultural competency and Māori health.
    • Māori health within a community care context.
    • Māori health research.
    • Māori public health.
  • Insight and understanding into diverse topics such as ethnic inequality, women’s and children’s health, injury, disability, health systems, oral health, and mental health. All taught by Otago’s leading Māori health researchers.
  • Education in a supportive environment that recognises the importance of student success.

More information about Māori Health

Read the page for the Programme Requirements.