Occupational Health

University College Cork


Course Name Occupational Health
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MSCOH
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 Part time, Evening, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2022.
Application Date

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Expand+24 months Part-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time programme will be taught on most Monday and Thursday evenings from 6.15 pm to 9.15 pm for 18 months followed by a self-directed and supervised research activity over 2 years ...

Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €7,130; €4,130 (Year 1 Part-time); €3,000 (Year 2 Part-time).

The Non-EU fee for this course is Not currently open to Non EU applicants.

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Entry Requirements

Candidates for the MSc programme in Occupational Health must meet one of the following criteria:

1. A Level 8 honours primary degree (minimum Second Class Honours, Grade 2) in a relevant area, e.g. health-related (Public Health, Nurs...


Expand+Course Practicalities
Lectures, tutorials, practicals (computers), seminars, student presentations, online discussion boards and online activities.

Who teaches this course?
Professor Ivan Perry - Head of School of Public Health
Dr Birgit Greine...

Course Content

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UCC’s MSc Occupational Health is a part-time programme delivered on Monday and Thursday evening from 6.15pm to 9.30pm. The programme integrates occupational health and safety into a multidisciplinary perspective. It offers students ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take 90 credits as follows:

Year 1
EH6008 Information Retrieval and Interpretation in Occupational Health and Safety (5 credits)
EH6015 Occupational Health and Safety Management in the Workplace (10 credits)
EH6059 Principles of Psych...

Assessment Method There will be continuous assessments through oral presentations, online discussion boards, online activities, group work and written essays.

During year 2, you will be required to undertake a group project and a reflective case study. An important aspect of this year is the formulation of a research project. The thesis assessment will involve submitting a dissertation and a journalistic article based on your dissertation.
Careers or Further Progression

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There is a continuous demand for experts trained in the area of occupational health, safety and wellbeing across all sectors of work with many career opportunities. The course encourages a proactive approach in assessi...

Further Enquiries Michelle Syron
+353 21 4205520

Birgit Greiner
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