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PUBH712 Foundations of Hauora Māori

An overview of many aspects of, and approaches to, hauora Māori; including the impact and role of historical and political determinants in relation to contemporary hauora Māori outcomes.

Paper title Foundations of Hauora Māori
Paper code PUBH712
Subject Public Health
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points 15 points 15 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (25 February 2019 - 12 April 2019), 1st Non standard period (25 February 2019 - 12 April 2019), 1st Non standard period (25 February 2019 - 12 April 2019)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,400.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,934.75

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Restriction
PUBH 709
Limited to
MA, MHealSc, MPH, DPH, PGDipArts, PGDipHealSc, PGCertPH
Notes
This paper runs for the first half of first semester.
Eligibility
Students who have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline or recognised equivalent
Contact

Wellington Campus: publichealth.wellington@otago.ac.nz
Christchurch Campus: publichealth.christchurch@otago.ac.nz
Dunedin Campus: publichealth.dunedin@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff
Wellington Campus: Dr Keri Lawson-Te Aho
Christchurch Campus: Christina McKerchar (Overall Convenor)
Dunedin Campus: Dr Emma Wyeth
Paper Structure
  1.  Course overview and introduction; historical and political influences on Māori society and health - c1200-1840
  2.  Historical and political influences on Māori society and health - c1840-1975
  3.  Historical and political influences on Māori society and health - c1975-present
  4.  Determinants of hauora Māori
  5.  Racism and hauora Māori
  6.  Current approaches to addressing determinants of hauora Māori

Assessment:

  • Assignment 1 - 55%
  • Assignment 2 - 45%
Teaching Arrangements

Thursday mornings:

  • Wellington: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Christchurch: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Dunedin: See timetable


Full day:

  • Wellington and Dunedin: Thursday 21 March, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Christchurch: Thursday 21 March, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Textbooks
Text to be confirmed. Please contact the Department.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the historical and political factors that impact on contemporary hauora Māori outcomes
  • Describe different determinants of health and how they contribute to hauora Māori
  • Critically analyse the impact of racism and privilege on hauora Māori
  • Demonstrate an understanding of different approaches that aim to contribute positively to hauora Māori outcomes

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (25 February 2019 - 12 April 2019)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle

1st Non standard period (25 February 2019 - 12 April 2019)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 09:00-11:50 9-11, 13-14

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 09:00-16:50 12

1st Non standard period (25 February 2019 - 12 April 2019)

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle

An overview of many aspects of, and approaches to, hauora Māori; including the impact and role of historical and political determinants in relation to contemporary hauora Māori outcomes.

Paper title Foundations of Hauora Māori
Paper code PUBH712
Subject Public Health
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points 15 points 15 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (24 February 2020 - 9 April 2020), 1st Non standard period (24 February 2020 - 9 April 2020), 1st Non standard period (24 February 2020 - 9 April 2020)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2020 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
PUBH 709
Limited to
MA, MHealSc, MPH, DPH, PGDipArts, PGDipHealSc, PGCertPH
Notes
This paper runs for the first half of first semester.
Eligibility
Students who have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline or recognised equivalent
Contact

Wellington Campus: publichealth.uow@otago.ac.nz
Christchurch Campus: publichealth.uoc@otago.ac.nz
Dunedin Campus: postgrad.publichealthdunedin@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Wellington Campus: Dr Keri Lawson-Te Aho
Christchurch Campus: Christina McKerchar
Dunedin Campus: Dr Emma Wyeth

Paper Structure
  1. Course overview and introduction; historical and political influences on Māori society and health - c1200-1840
  2. Historical and political influences on Māori society and health - c1840-1975
  3. Historical and political influences on Māori society and health - c1975-present
  4. Determinants of hauora Māori
  5. Racism and hauora Māori
  6. Current approaches to addressing determinants of hauora Māori

Assessment:

  • Assignment 1: 50%
  • Assignment 2: 50%
Teaching Arrangements

Thursday mornings:

  • Wellington: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Christchurch: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Dunedin: See timetable

Full day:

  • Wellington and Dunedin: Thursday 19 March, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Christchurch: Thursday 19 March, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Textbooks
Text to be confirmed. Please contact the Department.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the historical and political factors that impact on contemporary hauora Māori outcomes
  • Describe different determinants of health and how they contribute to hauora Māori
  • Critically analyse the impact of racism and privilege on hauora Māori
  • Demonstrate an understanding of different approaches that aim to contribute positively to hauora Māori outcomes

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (24 February 2020 - 9 April 2020)

Location
Christchurch
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle

1st Non standard period (24 February 2020 - 9 April 2020)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 09:00-11:50 9-11, 13-14

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 09:00-16:50 12

1st Non standard period (24 February 2020 - 9 April 2020)

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Moodle