M.Sc. Online

Health Promotion Practice (Online)

24 months
2745 EUR/year
2745 EUR/year
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This Health Promotion Practice (Online) programme from the Atlantic Technological University will provide those working to deliver on the ambitions of the Healthy Ireland framework with the skills to plan and deliver multi-disciplinary health promotion projects with professional competence. 


This Health Promotion Practice (Online) programme from the Atlantic Technological University will equip graduates with the skills and knowledge to work in a variety of health and wellness/health promotion and/or research roles in the statutory, community, and voluntary health and social care sector and the private sector. Such opportunities may include but are not limited to roles in acute hospital services, consumer services, health and wellbeing services, primary care services, mental health services, solder person services, disability services, public health services, health and wellbeing projects, employee wellness programmes, research programmes, and the sports, recreation, and leisure sector.

The programme combines the development of expertise in Health Promotion, including skills in research, analysis, and communication, with skills in the planning and execution of complex initiatives in this field. 

The programme includes taught online courses in three areas of specific relevance, namely:

  • Concepts and Competencies for Health Promotion
  • Health Project Planning and Design
  • Public Health Research

These modules will all support a practice-based research project, which will allow the participant to use a major work-based project as the focus for learning and reflection. In those students who are in employment, this research-based project may support the achievement of the employer’s objectives.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be suitably qualified to work in a wide range of health and community settings.  Graduates may pursue careers in research, advocacy and policy development including evidence. Other opportunities include careers as health project managers, researchers and as wellness practitioners.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts & Competencies for Health Promotion    
  • Health Project Management    
  • Quantitative Methods for Health Research    
  • Qualitative & Mixed Methods for Health Research    
  • Statistics and Data Analysis    

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications with a 2.2 Honours award in a relevant discipline may apply. 
  • Applicants who do not meet this entry criterion may be considered through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
  • As Healthy Ireland encourages all sectors of society to engage in promoting health we welcome graduates from a wide variety of backgrounds including but not limited to health science/ health promotion, sport and leisure, education, health and safety, social sciences and childcare. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2745 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5490 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2745 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5490 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.


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