Course Description

BSc (Hons) Health Promotion and Public Health

BSc (Hons) Health Promotion and Public Health is a course run by Chevron College, Wexford. It is a Online Learning course with a duration of one year. BSc (Hons) Health Promotion and Public Health gives a Course Qualification of Honours Bachelor Degree. For more information about BSc (Hons) Health Promotion and Public Health at Chevron College, please review the details below.

Our add-on BSc (Hons) Health Promotion and Public Health degree curriculum is designed especially for level 7 graduates who are motivated to advance their careers in the community, education, or health sectors. Our add on degree is designed to develop your competency profile so you will stand out to employers. Health promotion and public health knowledge is constantly evolving; thus, we make sure that our curriculum is current with the most recent evidence-based techniques and practices. By enrolling in our programme, you will have the chance to advance your knowledge, understanding and specific competencies in health promotion and public health through the completion of practical and creative work while receiving assistance from lecturers and technical personnel. 

How it works

Students log in to Chevron College’s Virtual Learning Environment and engage with weekly study resources at times that suit their own schedule. There are fortnightly live webinars which most students find really useful. These are recorded if students cannot attend the webinar recordings are accessible online after the live sessions. Timely feedback is provided on assessments to support students learning. Our schedule of assessments across modules is carefully designed to ensure assessments are evenly spaced out across the semester.  

Learner supports and help

  • If students are struggling to understand weekly content they can post a question to the support forum and their tutor will post a response to their query. Tutors also have three two-hour Open Zoom meetings each week so students can pop in to have a chat about module content if they so wish.
  • The Studies Advisor is available to support students throughout the semester to support with academic writing and referencing skills and to support students to develop a realistic study schedule for each module.

Course Summary

Chevron College’s add on degree will develop your health promotion practitioner competency profile to propel your career progression in community, education or health sectors. Enrolling in this programme will equip you with the knowledge and competencies needed to: 

  • lead groups and specialist group interventions in an appropriate and effective manner   
  • plan, carry out, and assess health promotion and awareness campaigns   
  • deliver concise health messages to a range of audiences  
  • understand and apply epidemiological health-related data and research  
  • take part in creative practical projects in the local community   
  • interact with various population groups in various setting  
  • critically evaluate literature and research  
  • critically reflect on your practise to establish professional growth strategies  
  • analyse public health policy  
  • create public health policies  
  • generate health resources for specific target populations. 

Course content

Semester 1

  • Competency Development for Health Promotion (5 Credits)  
  • Applied Epidemiology and Statistics in Public Health (10 Credits)  
  • Group Facilitation Skills (5 credits) 
  • The Settings Approach to Health Promotion (5 Credits)  
  • Health Promotion: Health Topics and Specific Population Groups (10 Credits)

Semester 2

  • Project Planning and Management for Public Health Practice (5 Credits) 
  • Qualitative Research Approaches and Methodologies for Public Health and Health Promotion (5 Credits)  
  • Global and Environmental Issues in Public Health (5 Credits)  
  • Work placement (10 credits)

Qualification gained

  • BSc Hons Health and Social Care

Exit awards:

  • Certificate of Higher Education (120 Credits) (Year 1)
  • Diploma of Higher Education (240 Credits)  (Year 2)
  • Ordinary Degree in Health and Social Care (300 Credits) (60 Credits from Year 3)

Entry requirements

Applicants with a level 7 qualification in a cognate area are eligible to apply.  

To pass the programme a minimum of 75% engagement across all modules is required  

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Training ProviderChevron College
Course LocationWexford
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationHonours Bachelor Degree
Course Durationone year
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsApplicants with a level 7 qualification in a cognate area are eligible to apply.  To pass the programme a minimum of 75% engagement across all modules is required 
Carear PathYouth/Schools Health Promotion Officer  Drug and Alcohol Education Worker  Community Development Worker  Health Promotion Officer for People with Disabilities  Health Promotion Officer in Voluntary and Community Organisations  Research Officer  
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Chevron College

Anne Street Wexford Town Co. Wexford, Wexford Town, Wexford, Ireland

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