M.A. On Campus

Health Promotion

National University of Ireland, Galway

12 months
16740 EUR/year
6850 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MA Health Promotion course at National University of Ireland, Galway is an internationally recognised qualification with the course content informed by the agreed competencies and professional standards for Health Promotion in Europe.


About Health Promotion course at National University of Ireland, Galway

The programme offered by National University of Ireland, Galway aims to provide students with professional education and training in the core competencies for effective health promotion practice, including the following:

  • Theoretical background to the concepts and principles of health promotion.
  • 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.


A variety of career opportunities in Ireland and abroad exist for graduates of this programme.  Graduates are qualified to pursue a full-time career in health promotion or to incorporate health promotion principles into their work, expecially those in the health and education sectors.

MA graduates have found employment in statutory, voluntary, community and academic positions in a number of roles including dedicated Health Promotion Specialist posts.

PDip graduates have found employment in a diverse range of fields of health and medical research, including MDs and PhDs and improved professional knowledge, skills, and attitudes in daily practice (Evidence-Based Healthcare).

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Research Methods
  • Foundations of Health Promotion
  • Health Promotion Practice
  • Determinants of Health Promotion
  • Re-orienting Health Services
  • Supportive Environments
  • Evaluation of Health Promotion Programmes
  • Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines



60 (PDip)


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Eligibililty for the MA programme is generally an honours primary degree (H2.2), or equivalent international qualification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16740 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16740 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6850 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6850 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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