Health Promotion Practice - Sligo

The programme combines the development of expertise in Health Promotion, including skills in research, analysis, and communication, with skills in the planning and execution of complex initiatives in this field.

Study Hours
Students are expected to attend 2-3 lectures in the evening each week which can range from 1-3 hours. It is recommended that students complete up to 10 hours independent learning per 5 credit module.

Who should apply?
As Healthy Ireland encourages all sectors of society to engage in promoting health, graduates are welcomed from any discipline including but not limited to health science/ health promotion, sport and leisure, education, health and safety, social sciences and childcare. Graduates will be suitably qualified to work in a wide range of health and community settings. Graduates may pursue careers in research, advocacy and policy development including evidence. Other opportunities include careers as health project managers, researchers and as wellness practitioners.

Subjects taught

Concepts & Competencies for Health Promotion
Health Project Management
Quantitative Methods for Health Research
Qualitative & Mixed Methods for Health Research
Statistics and Data Analysis
Heath Promotion Practice

Entry requirements

Applications with a 2.2 Honours award in any discipline may apply. Applicants who do not meet this entry criterion may be considered through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)




2 years part-time, online.

On-Campus Attendance
No attendance required.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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