Public Health

University College Cork


Course Name Public Health
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDPH
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
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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.
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €4,796.

The Non-EU fee for this course is €9,600.

If your course required a deposit, that figure will be deducted from your second semester fee payment in January.

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Entry Requirements

All applicants will be required to write a 500-word statement demonstrating their suitability to complete a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health.

Candidates must also meet one of the following requirements:

- Hold a Second Class ...


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Teaching takes place on Thursdays (3 pm to 9 pm) and on Fridays (9 am to 5 pm). Teaching will include SPSS (all students) and STATA labs (Epidemiology and Biostatistics students) and occasional field trips.

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Course Content

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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 ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take 60 credits in total: In Semester 1, you will take core modules to the value of 30 credits. In Semester 2, you can choose one of the pathways and undertake modules to the value of 30 credits (25 credits from the chosen pathway and a 5-cr...

Assessment Method You will have a range of written assignments, exams, 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 (0)21 420 5566

Emily Lynch
+353 (0)21 420 5574
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