Are you someone who enjoys helping people to become healthy and happy? Through the DHMP you can learn the skills that will enable you to really change peoples’ lives.
You will learn how to influence peoples’ behaviour through modules such as health psychology, behaviour change using knowledge in nutrition, and exercise fundamentals. Some of the challenges that await you as a practitioner of health and wellness include youth obesity, active ageing, and workplace wellness.
You will take regular field trips, undertake practical work experience, and contribute to projects to help prepare you for a fulfilling career as a health professional in a workplace such as a hospital, school, or government agency.
DHMP graduates can look forward to fulfilling careers in public health departments, healthcare and community-based organisations, corporate staff wellness divisions, and schools. Some of the positions include:
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The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
5 compulsory modules:
B102 Organisational Behaviour
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
3 compulsory modules:
S201 Health and Wellness
S202 Inclusive Physical Activity
S204 Sociology of Sports, Health and Leisure
12 compulsory modules:
A103 Anatomy and Physiology
S241 Psychosocial Aspects of Exercise
S242 Introduction to Counselling and Communication
S244 Health Psychology
S245 Health Promotion
S246 Exercise Programming and Assessment
S247 Behaviour Change
S341 Youth Health
S342 Active Ageing
S343 Corporate Wellness
S344 Weight Management
3 compulsory modules:
G301 Project / G311 Industry ProjectG901 Character and Citizenship EducationS931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Select 2 modules from the following list:
H220 Introduction to the Event Industry
H222 Wellness & Lifestyle Management
S212 Sports and Exercise Prescription
S251 Human Diseases
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by RP's Schools and Centre.
Table 1: Minimum Entry Requirements
Table 2: Aggregate Type
All successful applicants are required to pass a pre-admission medical examination to ensure suitability for the posted course. Applicants may be assessed on a case-by-case basis to verify the severity of the conditions to determine suitability for the course.
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To graduate with a Diploma in Health Management and Promotion, you must complete a total of 120 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete on average five modules, or its equivalent, per semester.