Ulster University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Health Promotion and Public Health (Taught)

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Course summary

Addressing the emerging needs and global public health challenges to protect and improve the health and well-being of populations, this course is designed to develop your knowledge and skill set for public health practice. This inclusive course attracts students from many different nationalities and disciplines which will enrich your overall learning experience. Our extensive links between employers and academic staff ensures that the course content is relevant to contemporary public health practice. Using an evidence-based approach, you will gain the knowledge and skills to understand how to assess needs, plan, implement and evaluate public health and health promotion interventions/strategies. We will provide you with public health research skills, including statistics and epidemiology. We ensure that your learning experience is highly practical by incorporating public health and knowledge frameworks and work based practice into learning. You will spend time in a public health setting so you can relate theoretical concepts to practical situations within the field of public health. Professional Recognition - 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

Assessment method

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.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Society for Health Education and Promotion Specialists

Entry requirements

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 Diplomas in Health Promotion and Public Health of Ulster, as evidenced by a transcript, may be admitted directly to the MSc phase of the course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Sponsorship information


Health Promotion and Public Health at Ulster University - UCAS