Public Health

University College Cork


Course Name Public Health
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKX11 CKX48
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MPH
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 9 September 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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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.

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Duration 1 year Full-time; Maximum 60 months Part-time

All teaching is held on Thursday evenings from 4pm - 9pm and Fridays from 9:30am - 5pm.
Teaching will include SPSS (all students) and STATA labs (Advanced Epidemiology students) and occasional field trips. For two of the pathways (Health Promotion and Health Protection) you are expected to do a ten day placement.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+1.All applicants will be required to write a 300-word statement demonstrating suitability to undertake a Master of Public Health.
2.All candidates are required to meet one of the following:

Possess a NFQ level 8 degree in a relevant subject area ...

Interview Yes
Course Content

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To meet the increasing demand for highly trained public health specialists we are offering a Master of Public Health designed to prepare you to investigate, evaluate and address public health challenges, whatever your professional bac...

Subjects Taught


The Master of Public Health (MPH) is a full-time programme delivered over 12 months. Lectures take place on Thursdays (3 pm to 9 pm) and on Fridays (9 am to 5 pm). The programme allows students to specialise in a specific pathway as foll...

Assessment Method You will have a range of written assignments, exams, placement portfolio, presentations and finally, the completion of 10,000-word dissertation.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
Our graduates are currently employed in a range of careers in Ireland, Europe and in other developed and developing countries in diverse public health roles including health services, public health research, surveillance, environmental health and public health agencies.
Further Enquiries Zubair Kabir
+ 353 21 420 5566
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