Health Promotion - Workplace Wellness

It is a blended learning programme, with a combination of teaching techniques employed to support learning. This includes participatory workshops, project work, and self-paced learning using instructional materials, as well as other resources such as articles, websites and research reports. The workshops take place at the NUI Galway campus. The programme includes a practical assignment in which students are guided through the process of designing an intervention in the area of workplace health promotion, relevant to their place of work or interest area.

The programme is delivered through a blend of online and face-to-face contact. Some on-campus attendance is expected from students. Support and guidance is provided to all students in order to optimise utilisation and engagement with online learning platforms.

3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. You have an interest in health and wellness in the workplace.

2. You would like to update knowledge and skills in the health area.

3. You would like to gain the knowledge and skills to influence behaviour change at the individual and population level.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Entry requirement is a primary degree; each applicant is assessed individually on relevant professional experience, level of motiva tion and suitability as per the personal statement submitted in the online application.

Application dates

31 August 2023, subject to a prescribed minimum registering. This date will close earlier if the course is oversubscribed with suitably qualified applicants.

Assessment Info

The three modules are individually assessed through written assignments and project work.




1 year, part-time.


Fees: (per annum)
EU: €2,000 Non-EU: €2,500

Enrolment dates

Start Date - September 2018

Post Course Info

Career Opportunities
Workplace wellness is an area that is becoming more prevalent and topical in Ireland at present, as reflected in a national workplace wellness programme, which is coordinated and lead through the Department of Health under the Healthy Ireland Framework.

The Discipline of Health Promotion at NUI Galway is being contacted by public and private companies who see the importance of upskilling and training their staff in this area to become workplace wellness leaders and managers in their organisations.

Students on the course come from a wide range of academic backgrounds and professions including nursing, physiotherapy, HSE management, pharmacy, prison services, CSO, private organisations such as insurance and health and fitness as well as health promotion.

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

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