Taught course

Health Promotion and Public Health

Institution
Ulster University · School of Nursing
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

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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 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 option to study full-time or part-time gives you the flexibility to fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments. Modules can be taken as ‘stand-alone’ modules. Some modules are available to study online from your home or place of work or anywhere with an Internet connection. Please note if COVID-19 restrictions are still in place, all modules will be delivered entirely online. You will learn in a supportive environment.

The MSc is typically completed in one academic year (September to September).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Lesley Dornan 
Email
l.dornan@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)28 7167 5282