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Public Health, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 20 months
    Duration
Online
There is an increasing demand for highly trained public health specialists, nationally and internationally, to tackle major public health issues including health inequalities, communicable diseases, international health development, obesity and smoking.

Overview

The Master of Public Health programme will arm you with the knowledge and skills necessary to make a real difference in public health. The programme emphasises the use of evidence-based healthcare and practice, enabling participants to put public health principles into effect in both research and practice contexts. This online MPH programme meets the needs of the busy professional.

Programme Structure

  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Principles and Practices of Multi-Disciplinary Health Protection 
  • Microbiology, Environmental Health and Infectious Diseases 
  • Introduction to Social Research in Public Health
  • Introduction to Research Methods and Epidemiology
  • Public Health:  Core Principles and Overview
  • Health Promotion and Advocacy
  • Master of Public Health Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 20 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

To access and interact with the programme content, assignments and assessments etc. students will require reliable broadband andaccess to at least a PC/ Laptop running Windows 7 or later and Mac OSX 10.7.4. Common plug-ins such as Microsoft Silverlight, Java and Flash will also be required. Students must have access to MS Office or an equivalent suite of applications such as Libre Office. They must also have access to a modern standards compliant web browser. UCC recommends either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. To engage productively and successfully with the content, basic technical computer skills such as familiarity with word processing, web browsing and email recommended.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 EUR per year and a duration of 20 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7650 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7650 EUR per year and a duration of 20 months.
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Funding

Four scholarships are available for students from low- and middle-income countries. Credit can be given for work experience, especially for healthcare professionals without a primary degree but with substantial work experience.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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