Health Postgraduate Study Options at AUT

As a health, science or sports practitioner, our postgraduate courses will increase your expertise in your specialist field.

Our postgraduate papers are supported by both research and applied practice learnings, so you receive the very best knowledge and skills, that you can apply to your work.

And because we know you live a busy life, the majority of our postgraduate papers offer you flexible learning options that include online, block course and distance learning.

We understand that postgraduate is an important decision. So if you have any questions, please contact and let us help you.

Postgraduate programme study options

This page enables you to view information by subject area or by certificate, diploma, master's or doctoral level in the following programmes:

  • Emergency Management
  • Health
  • Psychotherapy
  • Public Health
Below are the many study options that AUT offers you.

Postgraduate certificate study options

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science

In the following specialisations:

Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health

Postgraduate diploma study options

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science

In the following specialisatons:

Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Psychology

Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health

Master's study options

Master of Emergency Management

Master of Health Practice

In the following specialisations:

Master of Health Science

In the following specialisations:

Master of Philosophy
Master of Psychotherapy
Master of Public Health

Doctoral study options

Doctor of Health Science
Doctor of Philosophy

Honours study options

Bachelor of Health Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) in Psychology

Other postgraduate specialist study areas

Sport and Exercise + Sports Management
Applied Science + Medical Laboratory Science


The faculty has strong relationships with health providers around the world and is an education partner for Ko Awatea and Awhina.

International students

International students need to contact our International Centre as some postgraduate qualifications from the faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences have restrictions and limited spaces available. For more information, please complete the international enquiry form.

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Last updated: 30-Sep-2015 11.56am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.