NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

School of Health Sciences College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: Postgraduate Certificate DURATION: 1 year, part-time NUMBER OF PLACES: 25 COURSE INSTANCE(S): 1PCW1 FEES AND FUNDING: Fees information and funding opportunities: pages 286 and 288. CLOSING DATE: 31 August 2021, subject to a prescribed minimum registering. Closing date will be earlier if the course is oversubscribed with suitably qualified applicants.

Health Promotion (Wellness Workplace)

Your Course This Postgraduate Certificate in Health Promotion in Workplace Wellness is suitable for a variety of professions and settings. It is particularly suited to those working in health promotion, human resources, management, public health, nursing, occupational health and safety, and the ever growing corporate wellness industry. It is a blended learning programme, with a combination of teaching techniques employed to support learning. This includes participatory workshops, project work, and self-paced learning using instructional materials, as well as other resources such as articles, websites and research reports. The workshops take place at the NUI Galway campus. The programme includes a practical assignment in which students are guided through the process of designing an intervention in the area of workplace health promotion, relevant to their place of work or interest area. In 2020–2021, the programme may be delivered predominantly online with limited face-to-face contact and on-campus attendance expected from students. This change is in line with university guidelines developed in relation to Government guidance on COVID-19 restrictions. Extra support and guidance will be provided to all students in order to optimise utilisation and engagement with online learning platforms . Career Opportunities Workplace wellness is an area that is becoming more prevalent and topical in Ireland at present, as reflected in a national workplace wellness programme, which is coordinated and lead through the Department of Health under the Healthy Ireland Framework. The Discipline of Health Promotion at NUI Galway is being contacted by public and private companies who see the importance of upskilling and training their staff in this area to become workplace wellness leaders and managers in their organisations. Students on the course come from a wide range of academic backgrounds and professions including nursing, physiotherapy, HSE management, pharmacy, prison services, CSO, private organisations such as insurance and health and fitness as well as health promotion. Minimum Entry Requirements 1. A primary degree. 2. Relevant professional experience, level of motivation and suitability, assessed via online application. FIND OUT MORE AT: health-promotion-workplace-wellness.html

CONTACT Denise Glavin T: +353 91 493 092 E:

3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. You have an interest in health and wellness in the workplace. 2. You would like to update knowledge and skills in your area as part of your job. 3. You would like to gain the knowledge and skills to influence behaviour change at the individual and population level.

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