The MA/PDip programme aims to provide you with professional
education and training. The programme includes a work place-
ment, facilitating the development of the core competencies of
health promotion practice. The programme covers:
• Theoretical background in the concepts and principles of
• Determinants of physical, mental and social well-being;
• Application of health promotion interventions across
diverse population groups, topics and settings;
• Critical role of the research process in the development
of knowledge and best practice in health promotion.
The MA incorporates the taught component of the PDip together
with a minor dissertation based on original research. An optional
European dimension module entails a placement in another EU
member state. A full list of modules is on the course website. 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.