Taught course

Health Promotion and Public Health

Institution
Ulster University · School of Nursing
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

PGCert/PGDip

Normally, a degree in a subject related to health promotion, public health or population health from an institution approved by the University.

MSc

Candidates will normally progress from the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Promotion and Public Health. Candidates who hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Promotion, Public Health, Population Health or a Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing from Ulster or equivalent from another University, with a mark profile equivalent to that required of Postgraduate Diplomates in Health Promotion and Public Health of Ulster, as evidenced by a transcript, may be admitted directly to the MSc phase of the course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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.

Information for international students

English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
27-36 months

PGDip

part time
18 months
full time
9 months

PGCert

full time
4-9 months
part time
9-18 months

Course contact details

Name
Mrs Karen McCaroll
Email
kl.mccarroll@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 28 9036 8983