School of Population Health


Master of Health Practice - Population Mental Health


Population Mental Health programmes cater for graduates with qualifications in health sciences, psychology, social work and other relevant undergraduate degrees, as well as healthcare professionals already working in primary healthcare, community mental health, Māori health, Pacific health and health promotion contexts.

The Master of Health Practice specialisation in Population Mental Health is developed in recognition of the need for an advanced postgraduate qualification for health professionals who are moving into leadership roles in this area.

 

Students doing a 120 point masters are required to enrol in and complete the following courses:

  • POPLHLTH 700 - Community Health Development (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 735 - Mental Health Development (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 736 - Mental Health Promotion (15 Points)

And    

    15 points from-

And    

    60 point dissertation

    Or

    45 points: HLTHSCI 795 Project

    with

    15 points from-

Students doing a 180 point masters are required to enrol in and complete the following courses:

  • POPLHLTH 700 - Community Health Development (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 722 - Organisation of Health Systems (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 735 - Mental Health Development (15 Points)
  • POPLHLTH 736 - Mental Health Promotion (15 Points)
  • POPLPRAC 712 - Project Planning for Lifestyle Change (15 Points)

And

    15 points from-

And

    15 points from-

And

   60 point dissertation

    Or

    45 points: HLTHSCI 795 Project

    with

    15 or 30 points from the following (to complete total 180 points)

Regulations

Detailed information on admission criteria, programme structure and content, and the schedule of courses can be found in the University Calendar regulations for the Master of Health Practice.

These should also be read in conjunction with the University's General Regulations – Masters Degrees.

 

Interested in this programme?

New students, to ensure you enrol on time, please visit our step-by-step guide to applications, admission, and enrolment.

 

Elsie Ho - Programme Director Population Mental Health

For more information please contact:

Assoc Prof. Elsie Ho

Email: e.ho@auckland.ac.nz
Phone: +64 (0) 9 923 6097