Examines different ways of planning, undertaking and critically analysing Māori health research from nineteenth century anthropological approaches through to contemporary 'by Māori, for Māori' health research, including decolonising research methodologies.
An examination of the historical and political contexts of the theories, methods and evaluation of contemporary Māori health research. While focusing on Māori health research, this paper provides skills that are transferable to other types of research, from a Māori perspective.
|Paper title||Rangahau Hauora Māori - Māori Health Research|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$917.85|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,914.00|
- PUBH 204 or MAOH 201 or one 200-level MAOR paper
- Recommended Preparation
- PUBH 204
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
Suitable for graduates and professionals of all disciplines interested in taking a paper focused on Māori health research.
Compulsory for the Māori Health major and optional for the Public Health major for the Bachelor of Health Sciences.
- Teaching staff
Dr Emma Wyeth – Senior Lecturer-Māori Health
- Paper Structure
This paper is taught in modules focusing on:
- Historical contexts
- Legislative and funding requirements
- Resources and case studies
No textbook required. All relevant readings and resources will be provided via the coursebook and eReserve.
- Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught via two 1-hour lectures and a 2-hour tutorial each week. Lectures and tutorials are interactive.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking,
Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Critically analyse historical experiences and approaches to Māori health research.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the legislative and funding requirements relating to Māori and health research.
- Understand and analyse current research methods that contribute to improving Māori health outcomes.
- Critically appraise public health literature relating to Māori using a strengths-based approach.