Health Promotion & Public Health

Ulster University - Belfast

Health Promotion & Public Health

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 a range of public health skills, including research epidemiological analysis. 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.

Note: Some modules may be delivered at the Jordanstown campus

For further course details please see "Course Web Page" below.

Entry requirements

To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University's General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.

These vary depending on the course and are detailed online.

If English language is not your first language this course requires a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0, or equivalent. Visit for more details on English language requirements.

For full entry requirements please see "Course Web Page" below.

Application dates

Your Application
You can apply directly to Ulster any time of year. We advise that you submit your application two weeks prior to your course start date to ensure sufficient time to review your application and, should you be made an offer, complete all necessary enrolment admin.

To start an application, you must create an Ulster University account. Do not worry. You don't need to complete your application in one go. We understand that this is a big decision. Our admissions team are on hand to help you with both the form and any documentation that you may need as part of your application.

Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink" below).

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7,Degree - Masters at UK Level 7,Postgraduate Certificate at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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