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    Overview

    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.

    About this paper

    Paper title Foundations of Hauora Māori
    Subject Public Health
    EFTS 0.125
    Points 15 points
    Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (26 February 2024 - 26 April 2024) (On campus)
    1st Non standard period (26 February 2024 - 26 February 2024) (On campus)
    1st Non standard period (26 February 2024 - 26 April 2024) (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,551.63
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Limited to
    MA, MHealSc, MPH, DPH, PGDipArts, PGDipHealSc, PGCertPH
    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 Rhiannon Jones

    Christchurch Campus: Dr Christina McKerchar

    Dunedin Campus: Dr Robin Quigg (Overall Convenor)

    Paper Structure
    • Course overview and introduction; historical and political influences on Māori society and health - c1200-1840
    • Historical and political influences on Māori society and health - c1840-1975
    • Historical and political influences on Māori society and health - c1975-present
    • Determinants of hauora Māori
    • Racism and hauora Māori
    • Current approaches to addressing determinants of hauora Māori

    Assessment:

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

    Thursday mornings:

    • Christchurch: 9:30am - 12:30pm
    • Dunedin and Wellington: 9.00am - 12.00pm

    Full day:

    • Dunedin ans Wellington: Thursday 21 March, 9:00am - 4:00pm
    • Christchurch: Thursday 21 March, 9.30am - 4.00pm
    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.
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    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

    Timetable

    1st Non standard period (26 February 2024 - 26 April 2024)

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

    1st Non standard period (26 February 2024 - 26 February 2024)

    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 09:00-15:50 12

    1st Non standard period (26 February 2024 - 26 April 2024)

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