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Health Promotion (Certificate) Oral Health
Course OverviewThe Certificate programme takes place over one year and aims to provide students with a professional education and training in the principles and practice of health promotion, with students taking a generic module, a specialist module and a practical project.
Applications and Selections
Who Teaches this Course
Requirements and Assessment
Are set with specialist agencies and are primarily based on relevant work experience.
Entry requirements for part-time students can be found in our FAQs section (i.e. age, english language requirements etc.).
1 year, part-time
Next start date
A Level Grades ()
Mode of study
Combination of blended & classroom-based learning
15 ECTs (3 modules at 5 ECTs)
1HM6 Spec Cert – Oral Health (Modules: HP130; HP131; HP134)
The Certificate in Health Promotion in a chosen specialism is a taught programme comprising the following three modules:
- Principles and practice of health promotion (Semester 1 and 2)
- Specialism in health promotion (Semester 2)
- Project (Semester 1 and 2)
The first two modules include workshop participation and self-paced instructional materials and assignments for home study, while the third module focuses on project work.
Why Choose This Course?
1HM6 Spec Cert – Oral Health
The course aims to provide students with a professional education and training in the principles and practice of Health Promotion as applied to the promotion of oral health.
The course is aimed at practitioners who work in the oral health field (for example Dentists, Dental Nurse, Dental Hygienists and others in a position to promote oral health, e.g. Public Health Nurses, General Practitioners, Dieticians, Nurses and Special Needs Assistants).
Who’s Suited to This Course
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Fees: Student levy
Fees: Non EU
What Our Students Say
Deirdre Collins | Specialist Certificate in Health Promotion (Oral Health)
Having spent many years as dental nurse and receptionist I needed a course to strengthen my knowledge base. The Specialist Certificate in Oral Health Promotion provided me with the platform to further my career. Being a part time course was attractive and I thoroughly enjoyed the challenge of self directed learning. Workshops, debates and essays provided variety and excellent support was just an e-mail away.
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