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Maori and Indigenous Health

This course aims to have students build on an established knowledge and understanding of Māori and indigenous health issues, taking a critical and reflective approach to focused enquiry into a particular area of special interest in Māori and indigenous health.

Course Code HLTH835
Level 8
Credits 30


Critically analyse the historical, political and social determinants of health that contribute to existing Māori health disparities in New Zealand.

Develop pro-equity personal health practice within a wider professional group based on current understandings of cultural competency.

Critically review an important area of professional practice in which a significant disparity exists for Māori and develop a strategic plan to address this.