AUT is the only university in New Zealand to offer an undergraduate degree that focuses on care of the older person.
Below is a summary. For a comprehensive overview of the degree, please refer to the Academic Calendar.
You will study core or compulsory papers from across the degree.
HEAL504 Lifespan Development and Communication
HEAL505 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
HEAL506 Knowledge, Inquiry and Communication
HEAL507 Health and Environment OR MAOH501 Māori Health, Development and Environment
The focus is on deepening your understanding of managing care specifically as it relates to the older person. In addition there is integration of research methods relevant to work within the health sector.
Papers (core or compulsory)HPRM604 Health Promotion
The final year prepares you to make the transition to working within the wider sector. At the heart of the final year of study is the Health Practice Co-operative paper (a 150-hour placement related to managing care of the older person)
Papers (core or compulsory)
You can select one elective* paper at level six and one more elective paper at either level 6 or level 7 to complement your skill and knowledge development related to managing the care of the older person
*Elective papers need to be approved by the Programme Leader.
Students who seek careers with a Māori development perspective should select:
MAOH701 Māori Health Promotion
MAOH501 Māori Health, Development and Environment (instead of HEAL507 Health and Environment)
HEAL710 Utilising Supervision in Practice
MAOH702 Applied Primary Māori Mental Health
We will support Te Ara Hauora Māori students to form relationships with Māori health providers, industry stakeholders and communities, and AUT Māori staff and students.
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Last updated: 26-Aug-2016 2.30pm
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.