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This module will provide students with an understanding of current models and approaches for effective project and programme management (including needs assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation) for public health. It will systematically take students through the planning cycle and equip them with the knowledge and skills to be able to plan and manage a multi-stakeholder public health focused project from needs assessment through to culmination. Assessment is by coursework.

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About this course

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Project and programme planning are integral parts of public health. Public health practitioners need to be able to assess the health and wellbeing needs of individuals and communities and have the knowledge and skills to plan and deliver successful and effective health improvement projects/programmes from inception to closure.

This module is available as a standalone module / credit bearing module.

Linked programmes

PgCert/PgDip/MSc Health Promotion and Public Health


100% Coursework


Fully Online

Entry requirements

  • Satisfy the University’s general entry requirements as set out in the prospectus or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL).
  • Hold a degree in Nursing or equivalent or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL).
  • English language requirements for international applicants. Please contact module co-ordinator.
  • Students must have completed the modules Principles and Practice of Health Promotion and Public Health (HEP813) and Populations and Policy for Public Helath (HEP814) prior to undertaking this module. To particpate in lectures, seminars , tutorials and module-specific discussions, those wishing to study this module must have regular access to the internet and complete the short introduction tutorial on using Blackboard.

Start dates

  • 29 January 2018
How to apply


Interested self-funded candidates should make a direct application using the University's online application system which can be accessed via the University homepage or by using the following link:

Anyone who will be receiving a Commissioned place from the Department of Health (DoH) in Northern Ireland) via their HSC Trust should contact the Practice Education Team in their Health and Social Care Trust in order to obtain a Commissioned Application Form. The HSCT will manage your application. Please DO NOT apply directly via the University online application system.

How to apply

Start dates

  • 29 January 2018

Fees and funding

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Northern Ireland & EU:

Fees information

Please note fees displayed are for 2016/17 Academic Entry. Fees are correct at the time of publishing.



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