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Occupational Medicine

Course Description
This upgrade option is taken part-time over one academic year. Each physician applying for approval for prior learning will be assessed on an individual basis.

Entry requirements

1. Physicians who hold the Licentiate or Membership of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland and have completed the UCD Higher Diploma in Occupational Health, will be eligible to undertake a 30-credit Thesis module to complete their MSc

2. Those doctors who hold the LFOM or MFOM but did not undertake the Higher Diploma in Occupational Health in UCD will undertake 50 credits. This will comprise 

30 credit Thesis Module
10 credit Research Methods Module
10 credit essay on an aspect of clinical practice of Occupational Medicine.

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Christine Ridge
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 34 29

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Option
Legislative and Methodological Aspects of Occupational Health
Occupational Health Principles and Practice
Occupational Toxicology and Ergonomics
Clinical Practice of Occupational Medicine
Occupational Hygiene
Applied Research Methods & Data Management
Occupational Medicine Essay


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

Physicians who have already been awarded with the Licentiate or Membership of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, can now apply for the MSc in Occupational Medicine as an upgrade option, with approval for prior learning.

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.

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