Public Health Sciences

University College Cork

 

Course Name Public Health Sciences
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK706
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Leaving Certificate entry requirements

At Least six subjects must be presented. Minimum grade H4 in one subject, minimum grade H5 in one subject and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. English and Irish are requirements for all programmes ...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+To compete for a place as a school leaver, an applicant must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as well as any specific programme requirements, and then compete on the basis of the results obtained in their school leaving examinations.

Applic...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI FET (FETAC) Students
Entry to degree programmes at UCC is available on a competitive basis to students who present with a recognised QQI award. For a full list of linked programmes, and the relevant QQI FET requirements, see www.ucc.ie/ e...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+MATURE STUDENT APPLICANTS
To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2021 and apply via www.cao.ie by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the applic...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to: https://www.ucc.ie/en/study/undergrad/how/
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
The BSc Public Health Sciences offers an integrated learning experience in an interdisciplinary setting. It provides training in the range of skills involved in keeping people healthy and preventing disease, including:

Assessing th...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 modules

Core (50 credits):
EH1004 Epidemiology I (10 credits)
EH1006 Perspectives on Public Health (5 credits)
EH1007 Introduction to Health Information Systems (HIS) (5 credits)
EH1009 Determinants of Health (5 credits)
EH1010 Introd...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Assessment Method Written exams will take place before Christmas and in May. Not all modules will have written examinations. Many modules use other type of assessment.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
Public Health is a rapidly expanding field both at home and internationally. The degree will open up a range of career opportunities with our graduates employed in Ireland and further afield in diverse public health ro...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Programmes Team
sphprogrammes@ucc.ie
+353 (0)21 420 5503
www.ucc.ie/en/publichealth/programmes/undergrad/
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 500
2020 454
2019 420