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Community Health

Trinity College Dublin

12 months
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20677 EUR/year
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About

The aim of the Community Health programme of Trinity College Dublin is to enable students from across a broad spectrum of professional backgrounds 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.

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Overview

Course Description

The Community Health programme of Trinity College Dublin is suitable for people who are currently either working in, or intend to work in community health and who are seeking an enhanced qualification for their career advancement.

On successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  • Critically interpret the core principles of public health and their application to community healthcare
  • Critically interpret and evaluate evidence on community healthcare promotion and prevention and the management of chronic disease in the community
  • Use vital statistics and other key data sources to exemplify the health status, social conditions and health risk factors evident in individuals/communities with particular attention given to health promotion, prevention and management of chronic disease in the community
  • Gain a critical understanding of risk management, risk assessment and risk assessment tools in client/ patient management in community healthcare.
  • Identify social and behavioural factors affecting individual/families/community susceptibility to adverse health hazards
  • Critically utilise evidence based knowledge of client/ patient assessment and consultation to achieve a holistic approach to client/patient care management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Determinants of Health 
  • Principles and Practice of Community Health
  • Epidemiology and Healthcare Statistics
  • Theory and Practice of Enquiry Methods in Health Care
  • Health Promotion and Management of Chronic Disease
  • Deconstructing Mental Health and Distress

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants:

  • 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.
  • or otherwise satisfy the course committee they have the ability to complete and benefit from the course.

All applicants to the School of Nursing and Midwifery whose first language is not English or who have not been educated through the medium of English must present qualifications in the English language

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20677 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20677 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10346 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10346 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
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