The health sector is expected to grow as it adapts to the needs of New Zealand’s population, which is growing larger and, on average, older.
Introduction to careers in health
Health sector workers don’t only work in hospitals. You’ll also find them working in medical practices, community health services, schools, hospices, prisons, private clinics, dental surgeries, and more.
Want to improve the lives of vulnerable people within your community? This programme is the perfect starting point for a career in social services, where you'll learn the fundamental skills needed to improve the lives of people who are dealing with violence and/or abuse.
Want to improve the lives of with people with disabilities? This programme is the perfect starting point for a career in community facilitation, where you'll learn the fundamental skills needed to enable good lives for people with disabilities and their family/whanau.
The BHSc provides a multidisciplinary understanding of health, healthcare and its services in New Zealand. It focuses on population health, considering issues such as the socio-economic and behavioural factors affecting health and health provision.