Health Promotion and Education PGCert

University of Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Postgraduate Certificate
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
1 year
Tuition fee (local)
USD 7,960
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 16,751

Entry Requirements

Degree and/or experience

  • normally a good UK honours degree or equivalent recognised award from an overseas institution.
  • Candidates with professional qualifications (eg nursing certificate) and/or directly relevant experience, and/or record of active involvement in civil society organisations will also be considered, although they will need to demonstrate ability to study and write at Level 7.
  • English-speaking students from overseas are particularly welcome.
  • Students opting to take the Health and Social Care Education postgraduate certificate as the education element of this course are required to be teaching for a minimum of 15 hours per week in a health or social care setting.


  • Applications are accepted throughout the year and prospective candidates are usually interviewed by telephone or Skype.
  • Early application is recommended, particularly for international students, as time needs to be allowed for the IELTS and visa requirements.
  • Offers will be made depending on the following criteria: academic qualifications; professional experience; personal profile, and academic writing skills.
  • Claims for the Accreditation of Prior (Experiential) Learning will be considered up to a maximum of 30 level-7 credits.

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS 7.0 overall and a minimum of 6.5 in the other elements, or equivalent qualification.


You need to earn a total of 180 credits for the masters award, made up of six 20-credit taught modules and a 60-credit dissertation. Twenty-credit modules have approximately 30 hours' classroom-based lecturer contact or group work and we expect this to be backed up by approximately 170 hours of individual study and work on assignments.

Core modules

  • Foundations of Health Promotion
  • Health Promotion Practice
  • A research methods module from the School of Health Sciences postgraduate education programme
  • Dissertation


  • Three education options chosen from the School of Health Sciences postgraduate education programme, or an education-related postgraduate certificate.

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