Occupational Health

University College Cork


Course Name Occupational Health
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKX06
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
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
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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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course

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 18 months Part-time

The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours for 18 months over 2 years.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+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, for example health-related (Public Health, Nursing, Me...

Course Content

Expand+The MSc in Occupational Health is an integrated course in occupational safety, health and welfare.

It will provide you with a multidisciplinary approach to occupational health including:
public health
occupational medicine and hygiene

Subjects Taught

Expand+The course consists of three elements — formal course work, self-directed learning using case studies and project work leading to a thesis.

The course will cover topics including:
health and safety management
research methods
disease prevention...

Assessment Method There are four written exams in year 1 of the course. In addition to exams, there will be continuous assessments through oral presentations, 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 in this year is the formulation of a research project. The thesis assessment will involve submitting a dissertation and journalistic article based on your dissertation.
Careers or Further Progression

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The course encourages a proactive approach in assessing and controlling both physical and psychosocial work hazards in an effort to prevent disease, injuries and accidents at work; to promote health and to create saf...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Michelle Syron
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Birgit Greiner
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