The School of Health Sciences advances knowledge and practise of health and wellbeing through Te Tiriti o Waitangi-led research and teaching in branches of biological and clinical sciences, and public health.

Study programmes

Our programmes are comprehensive and multidisciplinary. They prepare students to make creative and practical contributions to improving the health of individuals, whānau and communities. Our School teaches across a range of disciplines including biological and clinical sciences in health, environmental health, occupational health and safety, and population health and policy.

Research expertise

Our research is focused on the science of promoting health, improving quality of life and our environment, and reducing health inequalities and disease for individuals, whānau and communities. 


Find out more about the Massey study programmes, research, facilities, services and people working in the School of Health Sciences' areas of specialisation.

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Allied research centres

The following research centres are associated with the School of Health Sciences. Find out more about their research and staff.

Accreditation and rankings

Staff and careers

Head of School of Health Sciences

Associate Professor Rachel Page

Rachel has over 25 years of experience in leadership, learning and teaching and research. She has had a number of leadership roles that have implemented change and growth within the organisation. Her current research focuses on preventing and improving health outcomes especially in areas of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Rachel has extensive experience in supervision of Postgraduate students and loves making science relevant and accessible to students at all levels of academia.

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Careers at Massey

College of Health

Related content college of health

The School of Health Sciences is one of four interconnected units in the College of Health.

College of Health

Honorary and adjunct appointees

The School of Health Sciences has appointed a number of experts in their field to contribute to the education of its students.

Awards and recognition

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