An increasingly diverse population with changing health needs requires an equally diverse, dedicated and adaptable health workforce. If you want a career in health but are unsure what you’d like to specialise in, the Bachelor of Health Science with no practice major (standard pathway) provides you with interdisciplinary and interprofessional skills for a wide range of nonclinical roles in the health and disability sector. These roles, which do not always involve direct contact with patients, include leadership and management, information and planning, education, advocacy and promotion.
Many combinations of skills and knowledge are required for these roles, which is why this health degree enables you to include papers from a number of disciplines across AUT, such as business, information technology, communication, education, social sciences and many more.
Below is a summary only. For a comprehensive overview of the qualification, please refer to the Academic Calendar
HEAL504 Lifespan Development and Communication
HEAL505 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
HEAL506 Knowledge, Enquiry and Communication
HEAL507 Health and Environment OR MAOH501 Māori Health, Development and Environment
You are introduced to the available pathways in Semester 2.
We will support te ara hauora Māori students to form relationships with Māori health providers, industry stakeholders and communities, and AUT Māori staff and students.
Graduates can choose to work in a growing number of non-clinical health roles within the health care sector, insurance and pharmaceutical industries or in private companies contracted to work with a health organisation.
Last updated: 25-May-2017 2.58pm
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.