Health & Society

University College Cork


Course Name Health & Society
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MAHLST
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
Postgraduate Certificate National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA/PG Dip/PG Cert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
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Duration 1 year Full-time, 2 years Part-time.
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €6,130; €3,130 (Year 1 part-time); €3,130 (Year 2 part-time).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €16,400.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ Level 8) in either the disciplines of Philosophy, Public Health, Economics, Sociology, Social Science, Geography, Government, Politics, Law, Medicine,...

Course Content

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Health and wellbeing are critical issues in society and, at UCC, we have addressed this with our MA in Health & Society. This is an innovative interdisciplinary programme that addresses the impact of health across the breadth of socie...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take 90 credits total as follows:

Core Modules (60 credits)
EH6025 Principles and Practice of Public Health (10 Credits)
PH6047 Philosophy and Health (10 credits)
SS6019 Critical Public Health (10 credits)

Students select one of t...

Assessment Method Each module will be assessed by continuous assessment, end-of-semester examination or a combination of both. The continuous assessment element will take the form of essays and assignments including class presentations. There will also be a final year dissertation of approximately 10,000 words.
Careers or Further Progression

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Students will acquire a variety of analytical skills, which will allow them to analyse health from many different perspectives. Our MA will enhance opportunities for you to work in the health sector, at all levels. Car...

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Dr. Bengt Autzen
00 353 21 4902588
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