Health Protection - Online

University College Cork


Course Name Health Protection - Online
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKU13
Course Type Postgraduate
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: 26th August 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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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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Expand+6 months Part-Time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
This is a part-time course. This programme will be taught online over 7 months (September-March).

If you wish to apply for the campus based programme please see: Health Protection - C...

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Entry Requirements

• Candidates must possess a NFQ level 8 degree in a relevant subject area (minimum 2H2). Relevant subject areas are: biological sciences, medical and health sciences, public health and social sciences.

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Comment Who teaches this course?
The course is delivered by the School of Public Health staff in conjunction with external lecturers with experience in relation to health protection and public health.
Course Content

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The programme aims to provide students, from a range of different professional backgrounds, with core knowledge and skills related to the practice of Public Health and Health Protection. This course supplies the knowledge and skills n...

Subjects Taught Students take the following modules:
• EH6094 Public Health: Principles and Practice (10 credits)
• EH6150 Introduction to Health Protection (5 credits)
• EH6151 Advanced Health Protection (5 credits)
• EH6101 Microbiology, Environmental Health and Infectious Diseases (10 credits)

See College Calendar for additional information on the Programme and the Book of Modules for further information on the modules.
Assessment Method A range of continuous assessments are used across the modules. These may include essays, case studies, online presentations, quiz, accumulative report writing, reflective journal and E-tivities.
Careers or Further Progression The course allows for progression to an Online Master of Public Health, also delivered by the School of Public Health.

Queries can be directed to Fiona Barry, School of Public Health, UCC at or Maura Smiddy, School of Public Health, UCC at
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Fiona Barry
+ 353 (0)21 420 5528
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