Programmes Summary

The Discipline of Health Promotion at the National University of Ireland Galway, offers a number of Specialist Certificates in Health Promotion programmes. These part-time online blended Specialist Certificate programmes take place over one year. All of our programmes are coordinated, assessed and accredited by the National University of Ireland, Galway. They are developed and taught in conjunction with a variety of partner organisations (for example, Dental health IrelandHSE, The National Youth Council of Ireland).

 

The primary focus of these programmes is to provide students with a professional education and training in the principles and practice of Health Promotion.  The following programmes are currently on offer for 2020:


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Specialist Certificate in Health Promotion - ORAL HEALTH  

This National Qualification Framework Level 7 Specialist Certificate Programme is run in partnership with the Dental Health Foundation and the Health Service Executive (HSE). This is a distance learning course, which incorporates workshop participation and online self-paced instructional materials and assignments. The workshops take place at a venue in the Marino Institute of Education, Dublin. 

The primary focus of these programmes is 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 particularly aimed at practitioners, who work in the oral health field (e.g., dentists, dental nurses, dental hygienists) and others in a position to promote oral health (e.g., public heath nurses, general practitioners, dietitians, nurses, special needs assistants).

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If you wish to apply for this programme for academic year 2020-21, please click here                                                                                      Online application system will open in April 2020. There are limited places on this course.  Early application is advised.


Specialist Certificate in Health Promotion - YOUTH HEALTH 

The Specialist Certificate in Youth Health Promotion is run in conjunction with the National Youth Council, and applications are made in the first instance through the National Youth Council.

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Initial application and pre-screening is conducted by the National Youth Council of Ireland, please contact Rachael@nyci.ie for further information.


FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information on Postgraduate and Specialist Certificate in Health Promotion Programmes please contact:

Title NamePhone
Dr. Mary Jo Lavelle
 

 Course Director, Outreach Postgrad Certificate and Specialist Certificate programmes

 
091-495119
Dr. Helen Grealish
 

 Course Co-ordinator, Outreach Postgrad Certificate and Specialist Certificate programmes

 
091-493645
Denise Glavin
 

 Administrative Assistant, Outreach Postgrad Certificate and Specialist Certificate programmes

 
091-493092       
Nicola Fallon
 

  Administrative Assistant, Outreach Postgrad Certificate and Specialist Certificate programmes

 
091-495639

 

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