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 August 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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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+All applicants will be required to write a 300-word statement demonstrating suitability to undertake a Master of Public Health.
Candidates are required to meet one of the following:
1.Possess a NFQ level 8 degree in a relevant subje...

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Course Content

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This course will provide individuals from a range of different professional backgrounds with academic and experiential development in the theory and practice of public health. It allows you to focus on a selection of sub-specialties o...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take 90 credits as follows:

Core Modules - All Pathways
Students take 35 credits as follows:
EH6025 Principles and Practice of Public Health (10 credits)
EH6026 Applied Research for Public Health (10 credits)

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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