Public Health Nutrition - Sligo

Study Hours
Live lecturers are typically between 6-10pm Monday to Thursday, most classes are 1-2 hours in duration. Semester 1 is delivered over 3 evenings; Semester 2 is delivered over 2 evenings; and Semesters 3 and 4 are delivered on 1 evening per week.

It is recommended that students should try to allow for 5-6 hours per week per 5 credit module to your studies.

Who should apply?
This award is suitable for those seeking a career in public health, health promotion, government agencies, community health centres, NGO’s, the food industry and within national nutrition research groups

Subjects taught

Public Health Nutrition
Nutrition Assessment Methods
Nutrition Research
Statistical Analysis for
Nutritional Research
Public Health Nutrition
Leadership in Public Health
Nutritional Epidemiology
Food and Nutrition Policy
Public Health Nutrition Thesis

Entry requirements

Applicants with a 2.2 Honours award in a relevant discipline may apply. Applicants who do not meet this entry criterion may be considered through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if they have considerable relevant experience in the area.




2 years part-time, online.

On-Campus Attendance No attendance required

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Career Opportunities
With a comprehensive understanding of the foundations of practice in population and public health nutrition and through the development of essential leadership, communication and professional practice skills, graduates will play a pivotal role in the future of Public Health Nutrition. Graduates will be highly competitive in the changing landscape of employment in the area of nutrition. Graduates are well placed for roles within health promotion, government agencies, community health centres, NGO's, the food industry and within national nutrition research groups.

Further Study
Graduates will be well placed to pursue doctorates in the area of Public Health Nutrition and Population Health.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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