Public Health

University College Cork


Course Name Public Health
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKW19
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (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 PG Dip
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;

Teaching takes place on Thursdays (3pm to 9pm) and on Fridays (9am to 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 complete a ten-day placement.
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Entry Requirements


1.All applicants will be required to write a 300 word statement demonstrating suitability to complete a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health.

2.Candidates are required to meet one of the following:
Possess a NFQ level 8 degree in...

Course Content

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health is a multi-disciplinary course that allows you to specialise in health promotion, health protection or advanced epidemiology. The course offers both quantitative and qualitative rese...

Subjects Taught

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To meet the increasing demand for highly trained public health specialists we are offering a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health designed to prepare you to investigate, evaluate and address public health challenges, whatever your p...

Assessment Method Assessment

You will have a range of written assignments, exams, a placement portfolio and presentations to complete for this postgraduate diploma.
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 214205566
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