Ulster University

Ulster University

Health Promotion and Public Health

The course will be of interest to a wide range of professionals such as managers, health education/health promotion specialists, environmental health officers, doctors, nurses, specialist community public health nurses, allied health professionals, dentists and teachers working in health and social care, local government, education, the voluntary and private sectors, as well as new graduates who are contemplating a career within the expanding field of health promotion and public health. The course aims to develop analytical, communication, leadership and management skills necessary to operate at a professional level. These will prepare and enable practitioners to develop and lead population-based activities designed to tackle inequalities in health, prevent ill health and to work in partnership with individuals, families, communities and multidisciplinary public health workforces.

Entry requirements

Degree or equivalent in a subject relevant to health promotion, population health or public health from an institution recognised by the University; applicants with other qualifications plus 2 years full-time equivalent experience as a health promotion or public health specialist or as an expert health promoter may be admitted.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays, class tests, planning exercises, critical appraisal of the evidence-based literature, preparation and delivery of seminars, other forms of presentations which will best facilitate shared learning and dissertation/manuscript preparation.

Sponsorship information

DELNI; ESF.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 -
PgCert Full-time September 2016 -
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 -
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jordanstown Campus Newtownabbey BT37 0QB Northern Ireland

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Key information

Contact: 
Life and Health Sciences
Telephone number: 
028 9036 8983