Top
Institution / University College Dublin
City scape

Public Health

MPH Public Health
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
The MPH programme in UCD is a long-standing, internationally recognised Graduate Entry Professional Programme, developed to offer multidisciplinary training and development in Public Health. Knowledge of the factors influencing health status.

- An understanding of the organisation and financing of Health Services and their impact on population health.

- The epidemiological skills of study design and analysis.

- Ability to work as an active team member in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating health policy.

Entry requirements

This programme is intended for registered medical and dental practitioners and for those with professional backgrounds in health or health care provision, who hold an appropriate primary degree. An upper second class honours, or international equivalent is required.

• Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 7.0 (no band less than 6.5 in each element), or equivalent.

Duration

1 year Full Time, 2 years part-time.

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
As UCD has a globally acclaimed reputation in the area of Public Health learning, students will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in a wide range of careers in the Public Health sector.

Many former students hold significant posts in Public Health in various parts of the world. MPH Graduates include, for example, Consultants in Public Health Medicine, University Professors and Ministry of Health Medical Officers.

Related Programmes
MPH (Nutrition) FT
MSc Food Safety & Risk Analysis FT
MPH (Penang Medical College) FT

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Christine Ridge
Contact Number: +353 1 716 3429

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core
Introduction to Environmental Science and Health
OSH40150
Fundamentals of Epidemiology
PHPS40010
Public Health Practice
PHPS40040
Biostatistics I
PHPS40190
Infectious Disease Epidemiology
PHPS40200
Health Promotion
PHPS40300
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
PHPS40370
Applied Research Methods & Data Management
PHPS40550
MPH Dissertation
PHPS40570
Sociology&Social Epidemiology
PHPS40850
Principles of Management, Health Economics & Health Policy
PHPS40860

Stage 1 - Option
Food Diet and Health
FDSC10010
Nutritional Epidemiology
PHPS40050
One Health
PHPS40230
International Health I
PHPS40430
Risk Perception, Communication and Behavior Changes
PHPS40450
Biostatistics II
PHPS40460
Research Methods in Genetic Epidemiology
PHPS40520
International Health II
PHPS40650
Graduate Teaching Assistant
PHPS50010

Comment

Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

The degree of Master of Public Health may be granted to registered medical and dental practitioners and to those with professional backgrounds in health or health care provision, who hold an appropriate primary degree or equivalent qualification. Candidates may be required to undertake an interview prior to acceptance for the course.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

Remember to mention gradireland when contacting institutions!