Ako Hauora 1 / Health Studies 1

    Course details

    • Code: HLTH.6001
    • Fee: $856*
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class65 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to enable students to explore the effects of socio-political and cultural determinants of health on individual, whānau/family, groups and communities. The students will explore the concepts of health promotion, health prevention and primary health in relation to the health needs of the individual, whānau/family, groups and communities.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify socio-political and cultural determinants of health that affect the individual, whānau/family, groups and communities and analyse the implication for health outcomes.
  2. Examine principles and concepts of primary health care as they relate to the Aotearoa/New Zealand health context
  3. Analyse health promotion theories and frameworks for professional health practice to develop a theoretical health promotion project.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017