Health Promotion (MPH)

Course Type
Postgraduate, Continuing professional development, Module

Health promotion is an important aspect of the work of all healthcare professionals, and central to the work of practitioners working in public health and primary care, in particular. This module enables you to analyse, critically, health promotion policy, research, methods and strategies.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the module you should be able to:

  • critically discuss health promotion policy, theories and research
  • consider and evaluate health promotion priorities, strategies and methods used with individuals, groups, partnerships and communities
  • critically analyse issues of power, ethics and politics within health promotion policy and practice.


10 credits.

Module Dates

Module dates to be confirmed.


One written assignment.

Module Coordinator

Module Lead: Professor Jayne Parry 

Deputy Module Lead: Dr Beck Taylor
Deputy Module Lead: Dr Miranda Pallan

Stand Alone Course

This module can be taken as a standalone course if required. To apply, please contact the Programme Coordinator on 0121 414 7577 or Please contact the Programme Coordinator for information on fees and entry requirements. The course can be taken as an assessed or non assessed week.