About the course
Whether you want to study something new, enhance your career prospects or get up to date with new developments in your industry, postgraduate study in health can help you achieve your goals. The programme is designed to fit around work commitments, giving you knowledge of complex health care systems and developing the theoretical and practical skills you need to become a leader in your workplace. You can gain a general overview by studying without a specialisation or pursue a particular field—there are seven areas of professional focus for you to choose from. To qualify for entry, you’ll need a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline. The path you take will depend on your previous academic achievements and your professional goals.The health care sector comprises one of the largest areas of total government expenditure in New Zealand. Develop a systematic understanding of the key social, political and economic factors contributing to national health challenges and learn to devise solutions based on the most up-to-date research and evidence. Learn how best to promote the health of communities and populations, including the most effective strategies for preventing disease, ensuring efficient and high-quality health care, and reducing health inequalities. Make the most of the University’s links to the district health board (DHB) and government agencies in Wellington and benefit from the expertise of experienced health policy professionals, who will share how they use analysis and evidence to bring about real change that benefits patients and wider society.
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Victoria University of Wellington

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Victoria University of Wellington is one of the country’s oldest institutions and is situated in New Zealand’s capital, with three campuses in the city. It is often recognised for its academic excellence, including being ranked among the top two percent of the worlds universities in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.
The university is placed in the top one percent of universities globally for 19 of its subjects including communication and media studies, psychology, religious studies, geography, law, library and information management, linguistics, performing arts, development studies, and politics and international studies.
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Te Aro Campus - Victoria University of Wellington

139,Vivian Street, Te Aro 6011

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The Te Aro Campus has two buildings, with the reception located in the University’s striking red building at 139 Vivian Street. A purpose-built space, Wigan Building, has been leased directly behind 139 Vivian Street, allowing consolidation of the whole Faculty within one location. Te Aro campus is close to Cuba Street, one of the main café areas in Wellington, and there are also supermarkets and convenience stores nearby.