Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

POPLHLTH 760 - Principles of Public Health

15 Points

Semesters 1 & 2

Important: A student enrolled for the PG Certificate or Diploma in Public Health or Master of Public Health who has completed the Bachelor of Health Sciences from the University of Auckland may not enrol in POPLHLTH 760, and must select an alternative course from the Master of Public Health Schedule. POPLHLTH 760 cannot be counted towards a public health programme for BHSc graduates.


Consideration of the principles underlying the modern practice of public health. Students examine the major core concepts in public health, including determinants of health, health equity, environments and health, health promotion and health systems.

Additional information

POPLHLTH 760 Semester One course outline
Outline for both semesters (166.4 kB, PDF)

Course Coordinator

Course Administrator

Email: pgpophealth@auckland.ac.nz

Phone: +64 (0) 9 9232760