Child Health - Master of Health Practice

Do you want to further your understanding of child health? Study the AUT Master of Health Practice in Child Health degree to help you take your health career to the next level.

The Master of Health Practice in Child Health is designed for health professionals with at least three years of clinical experience. It's ideal for health professionals who want to extend their practical knowledge and are ready for the next step in their career. You can select courses that reflect your career needs and interests.

Our child health courses draw on AUT's teaching and research expertise in the health, education, sport and social policy disciplines. Study is available at our North Campus and South Campus.


This is part of the Master of Health Practice.

Start date: 2021

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You need a total of 180 points to complete the Master of Health Practice in Child Health qualification.

You can choose from the following pathways:

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.

Key features
  • Focused on child and family education that is applied and practice-oriented
  • Includes a practice project in an area of your interest
  • Open to all qualified health professionals
  • An integrated and interprofessional approach to child health
  • Flexible study options, including on-campus block courses and online learning

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

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