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Health Protection, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Online
The programme aims to provide students, from a range of different professional backgrounds, with both academic and experiential development in the theory and practice of Public Health and Health Protection.

Overview

On completion of the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Protection students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of public health.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the appropriate management of infections caused by different pathogenic microorganisms.
  • Investigate the transmission of endemic and epidemic infections from sufficient knowledge of the characteristics and transmission of causative organisms.
  • Select appropriate methods for control of hospital and community acquired infectious disease.
  • Design, implement and evaluate co-ordinated control methods utilising tools such as audit and surveillance.
  • Assess constraints of health protection delivery services and provide possible solutions to barriers.
  • Describe the global impact of infectious diseases and strategies which are effective, partially effective and ineffective in management and prevention.
  • Discuss the wider aspects of Health Protection.
  • Discuss and identify effective methods to bring about practice change.

Programme Structure

  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Principles and Practices of Multi-Disciplinary Health Protection          
  • Microbiology, Environmental Health and Infectious Diseases

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

Students accepted on the course would normally be expected to hold an Honours primary degree in a relevant subject (minimum Second Class Honours) or an Honours primary degree in any discipline (minimum Second Class Honours) or an appropriate degree or professional qualification in healthcare or health services management (such as registered nurses, pharmacists, midwives, health services managers).The Department of Epidemiology and Public Health course is open to registered health care professionals in Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Allied Health care disciplines or applicants who hold a relevant primary degree.

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

  • EU/EEA

    828 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

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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