Population Health

Population Health is about health and health services in New Zealand.

This is a multidisciplinary area drawing from a variety of health and social sciences.

Studying in this area potentially involves learning about health promotion, mental health and addictions, population health nutrition, health systems, health information and analysis.

NZ university majors related to this area

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Health promotion advisor
  • Community health consultant
  • Environmental health analyst
  • Public health officer
  • Public policy analyst
  • Māori-health-promotion practitioner
  • Computer and information systems manager
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Non-governmental organisation (NGO) worker
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

185% of national
median earnings


Employment

63%
Employed
0%
Unemployed
12%
Further study
25%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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