Part of health sciences at AUT, the Public Health department covers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes – from public and environmental health to disaster risk management, health care ethics, and violence and trauma studies.
Our academic staff are widely known for their expertise across the field of public health, and our coursework and research programmes attract local and international students and academics. The programmes strengthen practice and research expertise in public health, environmental health, emergency and disaster management, health care ethics, and violence and trauma studies.
Undergraduate study in public health will give you a solid grounding in this area.
The Public Health department offers a range of postgraduate degrees:
We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across health sciences.More about our research
The National Institute for Public Health and Mental Health Research contributes to the reduction of health disparities and improves the health of New Zealanders.