Health sciences

Ranked in the top 101-125 in the world for clinical, pre-clinical and health subjects by Times Higher Education, AUT is one of the country's biggest health science education providers. We draw on research and industry practice to prepare you for a rewarding career in a growing sector – and our graduates are in demand worldwide.

When you study here you’ll get experience working with real people through industry work placements. You’ll also work in our health clinics on campus, which offer services to the public like physiotherapy, oral health, podiatry and more.

Postgraduate study in health sciences will build on your knowledge and expertise in your area of interest.

Practice as a health professional in New Zealand is governed by legislation and a number of ‘Responsible Authorities’ (such as the NZ Psychologist Board, Physiotherapy Board and the Nursing Council who register practitioners). Overseas qualified health professionals who wish to practise in New Zealand should communicate directly with the relevant Responsible Authority. Qualifications recognised for professional registration at AUT are undergraduate; study at postgraduate level is not considered equivalent recognition for NZ Board certification.

A certificate or diploma will give you an introduction to your chosen subject and can prepare you for further study.

Research in health sciences

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across health sciences.

More about our research

Get hands-on experience in our health clinics

Students work with close supervision at our North Campus clinic, AUT Integrated Health. Open to the public, it offers health and rehab services like counselling and podiatry.

AUT Integrated Health

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A ground-breaking study has benchmarked urban planning policies that promote health and sustainability in cities around the globe.
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Professor Grant Schofield thinks a ban on sugary drinks in schools will do nothing measurable and, at worse, it borders on virtue signalling.
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The legacy of lockdown
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A new study, which examines the impact of COVID-19 on community healthcare workers in Aotearoa, shows that the negative effects were long-lasting.
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Te Tiriti: Two perspectives
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Predicting changes in clinical status
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New research in palliative care shows that machine learning can predict changes in patients’ clinical status, enabling early medical interventions.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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