Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


Master of Health Sciences schedule

Audiology


  • AUDIOL 701 - Auditory Neuroscience (15 Points)
  • AUDIOL 702 - Basic Diagnostic Audiology (15 Points)
  • AUDIOL 704 - Central Auditory Function (15 Points)
  • AUDIOL 713 - Clinical Otolaryngology and Related Sciences (15 Points)
  • AUDIOL 714 - Hearing Aids and Other Devices for the Hearing Impaired (15 Points)
  • AUDIOL 715 - Physics and Acoustics for Audiology (15 Points)
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Biological Sciences


  • BIOSCI 755 - Genomics and Gene Expression (15 Points)
  • BIOSCI 756 - Proteomics and Protein Interactions (15 Points)
  • BIOSCI 757 - Structural Biology (15 Points)
  • BIOSCI 758 - Development, Differentiation and Disease (15 Points)
  • BIOSCI 759 - Molecular Cell Biology and Biomedicine (15 Points)
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Bioinformatics


Clinical Education


  • CLINED 703 - Learning in Small Groups (15 Points)
  • CLINED 705 - Simulation and Clinical Skills Teaching (15 Points)
  • CLINED 706 - Interprofessional Learning, Teamwork and Patient Safety (15 Points)
  • CLINED 707 - Current Trends in Clinical Education (15 Points)
  • CLINED 708 - Advanced Studies in the Assessment of Health Professionals (15 Points)
  • CLINED 709 - Advanced Studies in Evaluation (15 Points)
  • CLINED 710 - Special Studies (15 Points)
  • CLINED 711 - E-learning and Clinical Education (15 Points)
  • CLINED 712 - Curriculum and Course Design (15 Points)
  • CLINED 713 - Clinical Supervision (15 Points)
  • CLINED 715 - Theory and Practice of Clinical Education (30 Points)
  • CLINED 716 - Assessing Clinical Performance (30 Points)
  • CLINED 719 - Teaching and Learning in Clinical Settings (15 Points)
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Clinical Imaging


CLINIMAG


Subject Catalog Long title Points Semester Location
CLINIMAG 705 Nuclear Medicine Clinical Applications 15 Next offered in 2019 Distance
CLINIMAG 706 Nuclear Medicine Specialised Clinical Applications   15 1 Distance
CLINIMAG 708 Mammographic Clinical Practice 15 2 Distance
CLINIMAG 709 Principles of Clinical Ultrasound 15 1 and 2 Grafton
CLINIMAG 710 MRI Clinical Applications 15 1 Distance
CLINIMAG 711 MRI Specialised Clinical Applications 15 2 Distance
CLINIMAG 712 MRI Clinical Practice 15 1 and 2 Distance
CLINIMAG 713 Ultrasound Clinical Applications in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 15 2
Distance
CLINIMAG 714 Ultrasound Clinical Applications 15 1
Distance
CLINIMAG 715 Ultrasound Clinical Practice 15 1 and 2 Distance
CLINIMAG   716 Nuclear Medicine Clinical Pracrice 15 1 and 2 Distance
CLINIMAG 717 CT Clinical Applications 15 2
Distance
CLINIMAG 718 Special Topic 15 - -
CLINIMAG 719 Ultrasound Abdominal Clinical Applications 15 2 Distance
CLINIMAG
720 Ultrasound Specialised Clinical Applications
15 1 Distance
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Dietetics


Education


  • EDUC 741 - Educational Psychology (30 Points)
  • EDUC 742 - Developmental Psychology (30 Points)
  • EDUC 753 - Lifelong Learning: Principles and Practice (30 Points)

Health Informatics


  • HLTHINFO 722 - Special Study in Health Informatics 1 (15 Points)
  • HLTHINFO 723 - Health Knowledge Management (15 Points)
  • HLTHINFO 724 - Special Study in Health Informatics 2 (15 Points)
  • HLTHINFO 725 - Special Studies (15 Points)
  • HLTHINFO 728 - Principles of Health Informatics (15 Points)
  • HLTHINFO 730 - Healthcare Decision Support Systems (15 Points)
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Health Management


Health Psychology


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Health Sciences


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Māori Health


  • MAORIHTH 701 - Foundations of Māori Health (15 Points)
  • MAORIHTH 705 - Māori Health Promotion and Early Intervention (15 Points)
  • MAORIHTH 706 - Māori Health: Policy and Practice (15 Points)
  • MAORIHTH 707 - Practicum in Māori Health (15 Points)
  • MAORIHTH 708 - Special Studies (15 Points)
  • MAORIHTH 709 - Transformational Research for Māori Health (15 Points)
  • MAORIHTH 710 - Kaupapa Māori Theory (15 Points)
  • MAORIHTH 711 - Special Topic (15 Points)
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Medical Imaging


MEDIMAGE


Subject Catalog Long title Points Semester Location
MEDIMAGE 701 Imaging Anatomy and Pathology 15 1 and 2 Distance
MEDIMAGE 702 Professional Issues in Medical Imaging 15 1 and 2 Distance
MEDIMAGE 707 Mammographic Technology 15 1 Distance
MEDIMAGE 708 Nuclear Medicine Technology   15 Next offered in 2019
Distance
MEDIMAGE 710 CT Imaging Technology 15 1 Distance
MEDIMAGE 711 Musculoskeletal Trauma Image Evaluation 15 Next offered in 2019 Distance
MEDIMAGE 712 Musculoskeletal Pathology Image Evaluation 15 Next offered in 2019 Distance
MEDIMAGE
713 Special Studies 15 By arrangement Distance
MEDIMAGE 714 Fundamentals of Clinical MRI 15 1 and 2 Distance
MEDIMAGE 715 MRI Technology 15 2 Distance
MEDIMAGE 716 Fundamentals of Clinical Ultrasound 15 1 and 2
Distance
MEDIMAGE 717 Ultrasound Imaging Technology 15 1
Distance
MEDIMAGE   718 Acute Chest Image Evaluation 15 1 Distance
MEDIMAGE 719 Paediatric Image Evaluation 15 2 Distance
MEDIMAGE 720 Fundamentals of Clinical Nuclear Medicine 15 2 Distance
MEDIMAGE 721 Special Topic: MRI Safety 15 1
Distance
MEDIMAGE   722 Special Topic 15 - -
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Medical Science


  • MEDSCI 700 - Special Topic: Drug Discovery Biology (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 701 - Special Studies in Medical Science (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 703 - Advanced Biomedical Imaging (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 704 - Developmental Genetics (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 705 - Infection, Immunity and Disease (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 706 - Genomic Medicine (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 707 - Activities of Microbes in Disease (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 708 - Advanced Immunology and Immunotherapy (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 709 - Nutrition in Health and Disease (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 710 - Nutrition Mechanisms (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 711 - Clinical Nutrition (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 712 - Critical Evaluation of Nutritional Therapies (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 713 - Principles of Cancer Therapy (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 714 - Advanced Cancer Biology (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 715 - Molecular Toxicology (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 716 - Drug Disposition and Kinetics (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 717 - Advanced Neuroscience: Neuropharmacology (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 718 - Pharmacology of Anaesthetics and Analgestics (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 719 - Pharmacometrics (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 720 - Biomedical Research Techniques (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 721 - Advanced Toxicology (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 722 - Clinical Pharmacology (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 723 - Cancer Pharmacology (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 725 - Experimental Design (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 727 - Advanced Neuroscience: Neurophysiology (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 729 - Perinatal Physiology and Medicine (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 730 - Reproductive Science (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 731 - Advanced Reproductive Biology (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 732 - Molecular Aspects of Endocrinology and Metabolism (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 733 - Advanced Methods in Cell Physiology (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 734 - Advanced Integrative Physiology (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 735 - Special Topic (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 736 - Special Topic (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 737 - Biomedical MRI (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 738 - Biological Clocks (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 739 - Advanced Sensory Neuroscience (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 740 - Stem Cell Biology and Transgenesis (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 741 - Medical Imaging Technology (15 Points)
  • MEDSCI 742 - Anatomy for Medical Imaging (15 Points) 
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Medicine


  • MEDICINE 700 - Designing Safer Systems (15 Points)
  • MEDICINE 702 - Understanding Complex Clinical Systems (15 Points)
  • MEDICINE 703 - Special Studies in Medicine (15 Points)
  • MEDICINE 713 - Cardiovascular Medicine (15 Points) 
  • MEDICINE 732 - Special Topic in Occupational Medicine (15 Points)
  • MEDICINE 740 - Special Topic (30 Points)
  • MEDICINE 741 - Special Topic (15 Points)
  • MEDICINE 742 - Special Topic (15 Points)
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Nursing


  • NURSING 701 - Clinical Project (30 Points)
  • NURSING 732 - Leading and Managing Changes in Health Care (30 Points)
  • NURSING 733 - Special Studies in Nursing (15 Points)
  • NURSING 734 - Special Topic in Nursing (15 Points)
  • NURSING 735 - Clinical Education Practicum (30 Points)
  • NURSING 737 - The Scholarship of Practice (30 Points)
  • NURSING 738 - Working with People Living with Long-Term Conditions (30 Points)
  • NURSING 739 - Advanced Rural Nursing (30 Points) (not currently offered)
  • NURSING 740 - Prescribing in Advanced Nursing Practice (30 Points)
  • NURSING 741 - Education for Clinical Practice (30 Points)
  • NURSING 742 - Biological Science for Practice (30 Points)
  • NURSING 743 - Advanced Nursing Practicum (30 Points)
  • NURSING 744 - Specialty Nursing Practicum (30 Points)
  • NURSING 745 - Principles of Medication Management (30 Points)
  • NURSING 746 - Evidence-based Practice and Implementation (30 Points)
  • NURSING 770 - Clinical Practice Development (30 Points)
  • NURSING 771 - Self-Management for People Living with Long-Term Conditions (30 Points)
  • NURSING 772 - Population Health and Primary Health Care (30 Points)
  • NURSING 773 - Advanced Assessment and Clinical Reasoning (30 Points)
  • NURSING 774 - Nursing People in Acute Mental Health Crisis (30 Points)
  • NURSING 775 - Leadership and Management for Quality Health Care (30 Points)
  • NURSING 776 - Assessment and Clinical Decision Making in MHN (30 Points)
  • NURSING 777 - Advanced Mental Health Nursing in its Social Context (30 Points)
  • NURSING 778 - Health Promotion and Early Detection of Cancer (30 Points)
  • NURSING 779 - Special Studies (30 Points)
  • NURSING 780 - Special Topic (30 Points)
  • NURSING 781 - Psychological Interventions in Nursing and Health Care (30 Points)
  • NURSING 782 - Research Methods in Nursing and Health (30 Points)
  • NURSING 783 - Special Topic (30 Points)
  • NURSING 784 - Advanced Emergency Nursing Practicum (30 Points)
  • NURSING 785 - Clinical Reasoning in Pharacotherapeutics (30 Points)
  • NURSING 787 - Special Topic (30 Points)
  • NURSING 788 - Special Topic : Primary Health Care of Children and Young People (30 Points)
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Nursing Practice


  • NURSPRAC 701 - Cardiac Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 702 - Critical Care Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 703 - Paediatric Cardiac Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 704 - Cancer Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 705 - Stroke Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 706 - Orthopaedic Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 707 - Registered Nurse First Surgical Assist (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 708 - Emergency Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 709 - Respiratory Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 710 - Palliative Care Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 711 - Pain Nursing Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 712 - Diabetes Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 713 -Wound Care Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 714 - Renal Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 715 - Endoscopy Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 716 - Special Topic-Ophthalmology Specialty Nursing (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 717 - Special Topic (30 Points)
  • NURSPRAC 718 - Contemporary Mental Health and Addictions Nursing Practice (30 Points)

Obstetrics and Gynaecology


  • OBSTGYN 705 - Special Topic in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (15 Points)
  • OBSTGYN 712 - Contraception in Pre and Early Pregnancy (15 Points)
  • OBSTGYN 713 - Pregnancy and Postnatal Care (15 Points)
  • OBSTGYN 715 - Medical Gynaecology I (15 Points)
  • OBSTGYN 716 - Medical Gynaecology II (15 Points)
  • OBSTGYN 720 - Special Topic (15 Points)
  • OBSTGYN 723 - Special Studies (15 Points)
  • OBSTGYN 724 - Obstetrics Residential (15 Points)
  • OBSTGYN 725 - Gynaecology Residential (15 Points)
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Ophthalmology


  • OPHTHAL 703 - Special Topic: Research Methods and Skills for Eye Research (30 Points)
  • OPHTHAL 704 - Special Topic: Ophthalmic Technology (30 Points)
  • OPHTHAL 705: Special Topic: Management of Acute Eye Disease
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Paediatrics


  • PAEDS 704 - Special Studies in Paediatrics (15 Points)
  • PAEDS 712 - Youth Health Clinical Skills (15 Points)
  • PAEDS 714 - Emergency Paediatrics (15 Points)  -  from 2017
  • PAEDS 719 - Health, Education and Youth Development (15 Points)
  • PAEDS 720 - Advanced Youth Health (15 Points)
  • PAEDS 721 - Special Topic (15 Points)
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Pharmacy


  • PHARMACY 750 - Pharmaceutical Formulation (30 Points)
  • PHARMACY 751 - Pharmaceutical Techniques (30 Points)
  • PHARMACY 752 - Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance (15 Points)
  • PHARMACY 753 - Regulatory Affairs (15 Points)
  • PHARMACY 754 - Pharmaceutical Science Research Proposal (15 Points)
  • PHARMACY 760 - Literature Review in Pharmaceutical Sciences (15 Points)
  • PHARMACY 761 - Pharmaceutical Science Research Project (15 Points)
  • PHARMACY 762 -  Literature Review in Pharmacy Practice (15 Points)
  • PHARMACY 763 -  Case Studies in Pharmacy Practice (15 Points)
  • PHARMACY 764 -  Medicines Information and Critical Appraisal (30 Points)
  • PHARMACY 765 -  Medicines Management and Pharmaceutical Care (30 Points)
  • PHARMACY 766 -  Applied Pharmacotherapy (30 Points)
  • PHARMACY 767 -  Advanced Pharmacotherapy (30 Points)
  • PHARMACY 768 -  Inovative Pharmacy Services (30 Points)
  • PHARMACY 769 -  Principles of Prescribing (30 Points)
  • PHARMACY 770 -  Prescribing Practicum (30 Points)
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Population Health


  • POPLHLTH 701 - Research Methods in Health (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 704 - Undertaking Qualitative Health Research (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 705 - Evaluation Research Methods (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 706 - Statistics in Health Science (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 707 - Statistics in Health Science 2 (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 708 - Epidemiology (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 709 - Evidence for Best Practice (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 711 - Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 712 - Clinical Trial Design, Analysis and Management (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 715 - Global Public Health (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 717 - Health and Society (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 718 - Health and Public Policy (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 719 - Health Economics (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 720 - Cost Effectiveness Evaluation (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 722 - Health Care Organisation (15 Points)  
  • POPLHLTH 724 - Quality in Health Care (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 725 - Environmental Health (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 726 - Health Protection (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 731 - Child Health (15 Points) (not currently offered)
  • POPLHLTH 732 - Population Youth Health (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 733 - Health Promotion Theory and Models (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 734 - Health Promotion Strategies (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 735 - Mental Health Development: Theory and Principles (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 736 - Mental Health Promotion (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 737 - Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Studies (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 738 - Biology of Addiction (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 739 - Introduction to Pacific Health (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 746 - Ethics, Culture and Societal Approaches to Death (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 747 - Loss, Grief and Bereavement (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 749 - Biology of Ageing (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 750 - Research Project in Population Health (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 752 - Case Studies in Global Health (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 753 - Tobacco Control: Principles and Practices (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 755 - Applied Research Project (60 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 760 - Principles of Public Health (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 762 - Advanced Qualitative Health research (15 points)
  • POPLHLTH 763 - Human Vaccinology (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 765 - Nutrition Interventions in Public Health (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 767 - Health Services Research Methods (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 768 - Special Studies in Addiction and Mental Health (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 769 - Interpersonal and Family Violence (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 773 - Pharmacotherapeutic Responses to Addiction (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 774  - Addictive Consumptions and Public Health (15 Points)
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Population Health Practice


  • POPLPRAC 701 -Therapeutic Communication (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 702 - Primary Mental Health (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 707 -Theory and Skills in Counselling Practice (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 708 - Assessment and Intervention with Addiction (30 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 710 - Health Promotion: Practicum (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 711 - Health Promotion in Pacific Community Development (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 712 - Project Planning for Lifestyle Change (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 715 - Practicum in Population Health (30 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 716 - Practicum in Pacific Health (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 719 - Essentials of Palliative Care (15 Points) (not currently offered)
  • POPLPRAC 720 - Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 722 - Symptom Management in Palliative Care (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 723 - Advanced Symptom Management in Palliative Care (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 724 - Child and Adolescent Palliative Care (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 725 - Principles of Gerontology (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 726 - Health Services for Older People (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 739 - Urgent Primary Medical Care (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 740 - Urgent Primary Surgical Care(15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 743 - Upper Limb and Spine (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 744 - Lower Limb and Physiotherapy (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 745 - Sports Medicine in the Community (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 746 - Medical Issues in Sport (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 753 - Special Studies (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 754 - Infant, Child andAdolescent Primary Mental Health (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 756 - Adult Rehabilitation Studies (30 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 760 - Clinical Leadership in Residential Care (30 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 761 - Mental Health in Old Age (30 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 765 - Coexisting Problems: Theory and Principles (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 766 - Special Topic in Palliative Care (30 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 767 - Special Topic: Dementia Care (30 Points)
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Professional Counselling


  • PROFCOUN 707 Specialist Counselling Skills and Approaches (15 Points)

Professional Supervision


  • PROFSUPV 710 - Stress and Trauma in Health and Human Services (30 Points) - from 2017

Psychiatry


  • PSYCHIAT 713 - Special Study in Mental Health (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 740 - Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 741 - Therapy in Child and Adolescent Mental Health - Theory (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 746 - Research Topic in Forensic Psychiatry and Mental Health (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 747 - Child and Adolescent Development (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 760 - Legal Issues in Forensic Psychiatry and Mental Health (15 Points) (not currently offered)
  • PSYCHIAT 761 - Clinical Forensic Psychiatry 1 (15 Points) (not currently offered)
  • PSYCHIAT 762 - Clinical Forensic Psychiatry 2 (15 Points) (not currently offered)
  • PSYCHIAT 768 - Assessment, Formulation and Treatment Planning in Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health (30 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 769 - CBT with Children, Adolescents and their Families 1 (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 770 - CBT with Children, Adolescents and their Families 2 (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 771 - Special Topic (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 772 - Special Topic (15 Points)
  • PSYCHIAT 773 - Special Topic -  Youth Forensic Psychiatry (30 Points)
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Social Work


  • SOCWORK 718 - Applied Research in Social Services (30 Points)
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Social Work Child and Family Practice


  • SOCCHFAM 700 - Domestic Violence: Challenges and Responses (30 Points)
  • SOCCHFAM 734 - Issues in Child Welfare and Protection (30 Points)
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