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MSc/PGDip/PGCert Health Promotion and Public Health

Ulster University

The PGCert/PGDip/MSc in Health Promotion and Public Health attracts students from a wide range of disciplines and from different nationalities. It prides itself on its inclusive approach. Whether you are contemplating a career within the expanding field of health promotion and public health or want to take your career to the next level, the PGCert/PGDip/MSc in Health Promotion and Public Health will enhance your prospects. On completion of the MSc there will be the potential for you to be able to apply to become a registered public health and/or health promotion practitioner. Extensive links between employers and academic staff attempt to ensure that the course content is relevant to contemporary public health practice.

The course is structured around four taught modules and the completion of a MSc Project.

The modular structure of the course:

  • Addresses the emerging needs and global public health challenges to protect and improve the health and well-being of populations
  • Using an evidence-based approach, provides students with the knowledge and skills to understand how to assess needs, plan, implement and evaluate public health and health promotion interventions/strategies
  • Incorporates public health and knowledge frameworks into learning
  • Provides students with public health research skills, including statistics and epidemiology
  • Incorporates work-based learning. Students spend time in a public health setting to enable them to relate theoretical concepts to practical situations within the field of public health.

Health promotion and public health are no longer viewed as the responsibility of only those working in health. This course will prepare you for a public health career in a broad range of policy, practice or academic settings. Students have obtained employment in statutory, voluntary, charity, private and community organisations as well as in government and academic institutions. Students will also achieve PgDip and PgCert awards during this course.

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Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
£17,090 Per Year

International student tuition fee

1 year


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time