- Mokoia Campus G Block - Te Pākaro a Ihenga: Faculty of Health, Education and Humanities Reception and Teaching Block 12 classrooms, a 200-seat lecture theatre, staff offices and a small kitchen facility.
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Te Pākaro a Ihenga: Faculty of Health, Education and Humanities is a diverse collection of departments and people committed to providing world-class education through high quality teaching, research, and professional development.
- Department of Education, Social Sciences and Languages
- Department of Bicultural, Bridging and Foundation Studies
- Department of Health Studies
- Department of Nursing
A variety of study
Foundation Learning programmes provide a pathway to industry or higher education
Language programmes in Te Reo Māori, English language and Mandarin
Informed undergraduate programmes in Nursing, Health Studies, Sports, Social Work and Human Services, and Education
Teacher Education including specialist qualifications in the areas of Te Reo Māori Early Childhood Teacher Education, and Māori Development
A range of postgraduate programmes up to Masters, professional development opportunities, research, consultancy and support services for professionals
Faculty career guides
We have some helpful career guides to assist you in deciding what to study. Download and view some of the documents listed for more information on the study options available with Te Pākaro a Ihenga: Faculty of Health, Education and Humanities.
- Teaching Career Guide (4.6 MB updated 02-May-2017)
- Master of Applied Professional Studies - International Students (784.8 KB updated 02-May-2017)
- Getting Started Career Guide (4.2 MB updated 02-May-2017)
- Nursing Career Guide (345.0 KB updated 02-May-2017)
Professional and vocational programmes
Te Pākaro a Ihenga: Faculty of Health, Education and Humanities has a wide range of professional and vocational programmes in the following subjects:
- health studies
- social work
- Māori studies and
- foundation learning
With a strong focus on inter-professional learning the faculty has strong relationships with the community and a developed international presence.
Our education and social science degrees provide opportunities for future teachers and social workers.
Foundation Learning prepares students for entry, progression and success in tertiary education.
Our Health Studies department will equip you with the skills you need to take advantage of the projected long-term employment growth in the health sector.
Now is the time to train to become a nurse as the government has identified that New Zealand is facing a long term shortage in specialist nurses.
Providing world class education through high quality teaching, research, and professional development.
Page last updated: 02 May 2017