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AVME724 Health and Industry

Mining; nuclear power and other radiation work; agriculture and silviculture; chemical industries; international business; work in extreme environments and hazardous employment; petrochemical industries including oil and gas exploration; office work, general manufacturing and technical trades; environmental health.

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Paper title Health and Industry
Paper code AVME724
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,857.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,363.00

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Limited to
MOccMed, MAvMed, MHealSc, PGDipHealSc, PGDipOccMed

Healthcare professionals currently employed, or interested in work, in the aviation medicine industry.

If you have not already done so, please contact the department for course advice before selecting your programme,

Teaching staff
Course Director: Mark Newson-Smith
Paper Structure
Additional paper for the Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine (PGDipOccMed). Part of the Master of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed) and Master of Health Sciences endorsed in Occupational Medicine (MHealthSc(OccMed)) programmes.
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught in even years in the second semester. It is a fully distance-taught paper with an optional week-long Professional Visits Programme held at various locations around the world. Where is it this year?
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork, global perspective, lifelong learning, scholarship, communication, critical thinking, self-motivation, teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes of this paper will coincide with the modules taught; these modules are
  • Mining
  • Nuclear Power
  • Agriculture
  • The Chemical Industry
  • International Business
  • Hazardous Occupations
  • The Petrochemical Industry
  • Office Work
  • Environmental Health

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Second Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system