Course Description

The course encompasses a body of specialist knowledge and skills on health promotion, the causes of oral ill-health and oral health promotion. Students will learn about health promotion theory and integrating theory into practice. Health promotion course development is studied and students will develop skills in implementing evidence-based interventions. Communication and facilitation skills are developed.

College Name NUI Galway – Centre for Adult Learning & Professional Development
Course Category Health Care, Healthcare
Course Type Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course Qualification Level 1 Certificate
Course Location Galway, Ireland
Delivery mode Blended Learning - Elearning / Skills Workshops
Course Start Date 1st September 2020
Course Fee Fees: (per annum) EU: €1,360 Non-EU: €1,860.
Course Duration 1 year, part-time. Mode of study: Blended learning
Course Times Part time, Flexible
Awarding Body National University of Ireland
Entry Requirements Special Entry Requirements Applicants for this specialist certificate course should have a primary dental health or other relevant qualification. The following are the entry requirements for our part-time courses: Part-time: If you are aged 21 years or over by January 1st of the year of admission to a part-time course, you may matriculate on the grounds of mature years alone. Therefore, many of the courses detailed state that there are no formal entry requirements involved. If you are aged under 21 on January 1st of the year of admission to a part-time course and are applying for a part-time course at NUI Galway, you may, in certain circumstances, be asked to fulfil the matriculation requirements for the University. These include a pass in at least six subjects (including Irish, English and another language) at the Leaving Certificate examination, with at least grade C3 in two subjects at higher level and at least grade D3 (ordinary or higher course) in the remaining four subjects. If you do not meet this matriculation requirement, you may be allowed to submit applications for some courses and you will be assessed on suitability for entry on a case-by-case basis. English Language Requirement An International English Language Testing System (IELTS)/ TOEFL certificate is required if English is not your first language to indicate your competency in written and spoken English for the course you are interested in taking. IELTS/ TOEFL is not required for the language diplomas listed in this prospectus.
Career Path Students with the Certificate in Health Promotion have an opportunity to move into a health promotion post connected with their work, or achieve promotion within their work. They may also extend the remit of their job to include health promotion.
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