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This course will prepare health and social care professionals in the delivery of universal primary care and is suitable for people who are currently either working in, or intend to work in community health and who are seeking an enhanced qualification for their career advancement. The purpose of the course is to enable students from across a broad spectrum of professional backgrounds to gain a grounded understanding of the core principles of public health and their application to the practice of community healthcare, and to increase graduatesÂ’ employability in community health practice.

Entry requirements

Applicants to the course must fulfil the entry criteria listed below
1. will be required to hold a minimum 2.1 grade (second class honours) in a relevant primary degree in the applicantÂ’s field of practice.
2. must have current registration with the relevant professionsÂ’ regulatory body.
3. those whose first language is not English will need a recognised English language qualification in line with the requirements as specified in the Postgraduate Calendar Part 3 Section 1.5 Language of Instruction.

Applicants without a primary degree, in exceptional circumstances when they are in a position to satisfy the Admissions Sub-committee that they have the ability to complete and benefit from the course, may be recommended for entry to the course following a thorough review of their individual qualifications and experience by the Admissions Sub-committee. Admission of such applicants will be subject to a special submission by the Admissions Sub-committee for consideration by the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Duration

2 Years Part Time

Further enquiries

Course Coordinator
Dr Catherine Tracey
Telephone Number
+353 1 896 2820

Course Email
traceyca@tcd.ie

Application date

Closing Date 31st March 2017

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake September 2017

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