12 months
20677 EUR/year
10346 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Year one in the Community Health course from Trinity College Dublin commences with a full week in September and thereafter one day per week for the remainder of the academic year for part-time students and some additional days per week for full-time students.

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This inter-professional Masters course in Community Health from Trinity College Dublin is designed for individuals from a wide range of health and social care professions. 

These include:

  • EU and non-EU graduates including Community healthcare professionals and primary care practitioners, which includes the general practitioner (GP), practice nurse, public health nurse, dietician, dentist, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech and language therapist, podiatrist, community pharmacist, psychologist and others including those from social care, mental health and intellectual disabilities
  • This course aims to enable students from across a broad spectrum of professional backgrounds listed above to gain a grounded understanding of the core principles of public health and their application to the practice of community healthcare, and to increase graduates’ employability in community health practice.

Structure & Delivery

Attendance at workshops throughout the academic year. A blended learning approach is utilised in the delivery of theoretical content which includes lectures, seminars, group discussions and self-directed learning. Assessments are one written examination, written assignments, group presentations applied to students’ area of community practice and discipline

Programme Structure

Course Content:

  • Determinants of Health 
  • Principles and Practice of Community Health
  • Deconstructing Mental Health and Distress
  • Child Health Provision in the Community 
  • Clinical Practicum in Community Health
  • Determinants of Health 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




110 alternative credits
  • Master: 110 credits
  • Postgraduate Certificate: 50 credits
  • Postgraduate Diploma: 80 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • will be required to hold a minimum 2.1 grade (second class honours) in a relevant primary degree in the applicant’s field of practice.
  • where applicable, must hold current registration with the relevant professions’ regulatory body
  • those whose first language is not English will need a recognised English language qualification in line with the requirements as specified in the Postgraduate Calendar Part 3 Section 1.5 Language of Instruction.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20677 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20677 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10346 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10346 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

PG. Cert

  • EU/EEA: € 3,785 
  • NON-EU/EEA: € 7,571

PG. Dip

  • EU/EEA: € 7,241 
  • NON-EU/EEA: € 14,482


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