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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Diploma in Health Science
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Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Diploma in Health Science requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Diploma in Health Science shall follow a flexible course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:

(a) courses selected from the Schedule for the Diploma;

(b) at least 45 credits at 200-level or above;

and including:

(c) any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule for the Diploma;

(d) attending contact courses, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. The Diploma in Health Science is awarded without an endorsement.

Completion Requirements

4. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates will apply.

5. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

6. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

7. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the Diploma, candidates who enrolled in the Diploma in Health Science prior to January 2016 may be permitted course substitution beyond the normal limits.

8. These Transitional arrangements expire in December 2020.

Schedule for the Diploma in Health Science

Schedule A: Compulsory courses (45 credits from)

231.106 Introduction to Public Health 15 credits

250.100 Health Communication 15 credits

Schedule B: Elective courses (75 credits from)

114.240 Organisational Behaviour 15 credits

128.200 Healthy Workplace Design 15 credits

128.300 Ergonomics/Human Factors: Work, Performance, Health and Design 15 credits

147.101 Rehabilitation Studies 15 credits

147.102 Whakapiri: Engagement in Mental Health and Addiction Work 15 credits

147.201 Issues in Rehabilitation 15 credits

147.202 Mental Health Promotion 15 credits
P 147.102

147.302 Alcohol, Other Drugs and Addiction 15 credits

147.317 Disability in Society 15 credits
R 250.317

147.333 Health and Ageing 15 credits
R 250.333

150.201 Te Kawenata o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand Society 15 credits
R 269.274

150.202 Mauri ora: Māori Wellbeing and Vitality 15 credits
P 15 credits from 150.1xx

175.101 Psychology as a Social Science 15 credits

175.102 Psychology as a Natural Science 15 credits

175.201 Social Psychology 15 credits

175.205 Brain and Behaviour 15 credits
P 175.102

175.206 Memory and Cognition 15 credits
P 175.102

175.210 Ngā Tirohanga Rua o te Taha Hinengaro: Bicultural Perspectives in Psychology 15 credits
R 175.312

175.301 Community Psychology 15 credits
P 175.203

175.302 Abnormal and Therapeutic Psychology 15 credits
P 175.203

175.303 The Practice of Psychological Research 15 credits
P 175.203

175.306 Assessment of Individual Differences 15 credits
P 175.203

175.309 Forensic Psychology 15 credits
P 175.203

175.311 Psychology of Women 15 credits
P 175.203

175.317 Health Psychology 15 credits
P 175.203

175.318 Experimental Psychology 15 credits
P 175.203

175.345 Organisational Psychology 15 credits
P 175.203

194.101 Introductory Physiology 15 credits

194.241 Physiological Control Systems 15 credits
P 194.101

194.242 Physiology of Mammalian Organ Systems 15 credits
P 194.101 or 117.155

194.350 Human Lifecycle Physiology 15 credits
P 194.241 or 194.242

214.102 Applied Sciences for Health Professionals 15 credits
R 123.101, 123.103

214.131 Introduction to Food and Nutrition 15 credits
R 141.101, 151.232, 151.344

214.201 Human Bioscience: Impaired Body Function 15 credits
P (214.101 and 214.102) OR (162.101 and 194.101)

214.213 Toxic Substances, Human Health and the Environment 15 credits

214.215 Food Safety and Human Health 15 credits

214.216 Environmental and Public Health Law 15 credits

214.231 Nutrition for Special Populations 15 credits
P 214.131 or equivalent R 151.232, 151.345

214.301 Environmental Health Risk Management for Disasters 15 credits

214.312 Environmental Monitoring and Investigative Methods 15 credits

214.314 Water and Waste Treatment 15 credits

214.316 Bio-Physical Effects of Noise and Vibration 15 credits

214.331 Food Choice and Nutrition Promotion 15 credits
P 214.131 R 151.232, 151.334

214.334 Nutrition & Health in the 21st Century 15 credits
P 214.231 and 214.201 R 151.333, 151.345

214.335 Food Politics 15 credits

251.271 Occupational Health and Safety I 15 credits

251.272 Occupational Health and Safety II 15 credits

251.370 Health and Safety Auditing 15 credits

251.372 Occupational Hygiene 15 credits
P 251.271 and 251.272 or 114.271 and 114.272

251.374 Project in Occupational Health and Safety 15 credits
P 251.271 and 251.272 or 114.271 and 114.272

252.201 Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, and Shift Work 15 credits
P 214.101 R 214.217

252.301 Sleep, Health and Performance 15 credits
P 252.201

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