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Health Promotion - Wellness Workplace

Your Course
This Postgraduate Certificate in Health Promotion in Workplace Wellness is suitable for a variety of professions and settings. It is particularly suited to those working in health promotion, human resources, management, public health, nursing, occupational health and safety, and the ever-growing corporate wellness industry.

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.

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 your area as part of your job.

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

1. A primary degree.

2. Relevant professional experience, level of motivation and
suitability, assessed via online application.

Duration

1 year, part-time

Number of credits

ECTS 30

Careers or further progression

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.

Further enquiries

Denise Glavin
Tel: 091 493 092
email: denise.glavin@nuigalway.ie

Assessment method

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

Application date

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.

CLOSING DATE: 31 August 2020, subject to a prescribed minimum registering. Closing date will be earlier if the course is oversubscribed with suitably qualified applicants.

Course fee

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

Enrolment and start dates

Start Date - September 2018

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