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Health Communication

The health industry is growing and has significant opportunities for research and jobs both within New Zealand and around the world. There is a need, and niche, for health communication specialists.

If you wish to take a specialisation in Health Communication, you will need to pass 60 points in papers above 100-level, which includes:

  • MCOM238 Communication, Health and Wellbeing

You will also need to take two of the papers below:

  • MCOM336/431 Negotiation and Persuasion
  • MCOM340 Communicating Social Change
  • SPLS311 Healthy Communities, Healthy Lifestyles

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Key information

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Contacts

Management Student Centre (MSC)

Phone: +64 838 4303 or 0800 654 303
Email: msc@waikato.ac.nz
Website: www.management.ac.nz/msc
Opening hours: 8.45am - 4.45pm Monday to Friday
Location: MSB.1.50, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato, Hamilton