Postgraduate Certificate in Health Promotion (Mental Health Promotion)

Applications are currently CLOSED for this course - this course will not commence in 2023/24

Alternatively, you may be interested in our MA/Postgraduate Diploma in Health Promotion

- A primary degree is an essential requirement for entry to our MA/Postgraduate Diploma‌

- More information is available from the Course Administrators: Denise Glavin and Stacey Gibbons

Early application is advised 
- There are limited places on this course.


The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Promotion (Mental Health Promotion) has been jointly developed by NUI Galway and Mental Health Ireland. This part-time programme is designed for professionals working in different sectors who wish to develop knowledge, skills and competencies of mental health promotion and its implementation in practice. It is open to those working in a professional capacity in areas such as mental health, health promotion, public  health, primary care, education, community work, nursing, social work, psychology and allied fields.

  • This is a part-time Level 9 Postgraduate programme
  • This is a blended learning programme, consisting of online learning materials accompanied by workshops which take place at NUI Galway
  • For further information, please read the course prospectus.
  • Click here for information on the course Fees
  • Mental Health Ireland offer financial support for people with lived experience to access this programme, through the Tony Leahy Scholarship fund. Further information is available from the Mental Health Ireland website. Applicants for this Scholarship must also have applied concurrently for this course via the University Postgraduate Application Link.
         Programme Director:  Prof. Margaret Barry
         Programme Administrator:  Denise Glavin