Health Protection - Campus Based

University College Cork

 

Course Name Health Protection - Campus Based
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKU02
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Minor National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Cert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date January 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course

Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online

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Duration 6 Months part-time
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours

IF YOU WISH TO APPLY FOR THE ONLINE VERSION OF THE PROGRAMME PLEASE GO ON TO THE FOLLOWING LINK www.ucc.ie/en/cku13
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Financial Support A limited amount of funding is available from the Regional Infection Control Prevention and Control Committee of the HSE South. Further information and an application can be obtained by contacting Sharon O Neill at (021) 4927625 or at sharon.oneill@hse.ie
Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates must have the following:
-An appropriate degree or professional qualification in healthcare or health services management (such as registered nurses, pharmacists, midwives, health services managers);
-Candidates may be re...

Number of Places 15-20
Interview Yes
Comment IF YOU WISH TO APPLY FOR THE ONLINE VERSION OF THE PROGRAMME PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK www.ucc.ie/en/cku13

Course Practicalities
There are approximately 15 to 20 places on this course.

Teaching takes place from 6pm-9pm on Thursdays and 9.30am - 4.30pm on Fridays. You are required to fulfil 10 days placement in an area relevant to health protection.

The course allows for progression to a Masters in Public Health (CKX11), both delivered by the School of Public Health.
Course Content

Expand+The purpose of this course is to provide clinical staff, managers and other relevant professionals with systematic training in the sciences relevant to infection-prevention and control/health protection which will enable them to provide and take resp...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Programme Modules

Students take taught modules to the value of 30 credits incorporating 140 hours of structured contact time.

Students take 30 credits as follows:
EH6019 The Principles and Practice of Multi-disciplinary Health Protecti...

Assessment Method Assessment is continuous and includes project presentation, written assignments and a multiple choice exam.
Number of Credits Minor Certificate 30 ECTS credits
Careers or Further Progression The course allows for progression to a Masters in Public Health (CKX11), both delivered by the School of Public Health.

Skills and Careers Information
Students who undertake this programme are currently employed in a range of careers in Ireland, Europe and in other developed and developing countries in diverse roles including health services, public health research, surveillance, environmental health and public health agencies.
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Maura Smiddy
m.smiddy@ucc.ie
021 4205508
http://www.ucc.ie/en/epid/
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