To meet increasing demand for highly trained public health specialists, we are offering a Master of Public Health designed to prepare yo investigate, evaluate and address public health challenges, whatever your professional background. Our Master of Public Health programme will equip you with the core knowledge and specialised skills necessary to make a real difference in public health. This part-time online MPH is a structured programme delivered over 22 months.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS THE ONLINE MASTERS IN PUBLIC HEALTH. IF YOU WISH TO APPLY FOR THE CAMPUS BASED PROGRAMME PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK www.ucc.ie/en/ckx11
Programme Learning Outcomes for Master of Public Health (Online) (NFQ Level 9, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:
Critically analyse theories and issues related to public health;
Construct arguments around the social, political and economic factors determining the health of populations;
Demonstrate competence in the key underpinning disciplines and theories of public health including epidemiology, communicable diseases including health care associated infections, biostatistics, global health, screening, social and behavioural sciences and social policy;
Analyse and synthesise evidence and apply it to public health;
Demonstrate enhanced knowledge in specific Public Health areas e.g. health promotion, health protection, global health, epidemiology and biostatistics in public health;
Demonstrate logical reasoning in written work and discussion;
Employ a range of appropriate research and analysis methods with confidence and expertise;
Critically reflect on their own and others' learning and practice.
Who teaches this course
The course is delivered by the School of Public Health faculty in conjunction with external lecturers with subject-specific expertise.
Why Choose This Course
The Master of Public Health is a multi-disciplinary programme that will provide students with skills in health promotion, health protection, epidemiology, biostatistics and global health - in preparation for a career in 21st Century public health practice or research.
Our modules are developed and taught by a dedicated team of staff, who are experts in a variety of public health areas. Students will experience a wide range of teaching styles using the most up-to-date technology-enhanced learning methods.
Our online MPH builds on the success of our campus-based MPH programme, the largest programme of its kind in Ireland.