The Master of Public Health Nutrition from Institute of Technology Sligo degree offers students the opportunity to develop expertise in the foundations of practice in population and public health nutrition and to develop essential leadership, communication and professional practice skills, placing graduates in a position to play a pivotal role in the future of Public Health Nutrition.
The curriculum provides robust academic and experiential opportunities to address the health of individuals and populations in different settings and countries.
In addition, leadership styles, strategies, capabilities and competencies will be examined, placing the graduate in a position to lead teams and to advocate for change within the area. Learners will also undertake and engage with a research project. This combined discipline-specific and research programme model of learning will instil skills of researching relevant public health nutrition issues in Ireland and contribute to local and national evidence bases.
With a comprehensive understanding of the foundations of practice in population and public health nutrition and through the development of essential leadership, communication and professional practice skills, graduates will play a pivotal role in the future of Public Health Nutrition.
Graduates will be highly competitive in the changing landscape of employment in the area of nutrition. Graduates are well placed for roles within health promotion, government agencies, community health centres, NGO's, the food industry and within national nutrition research groups.
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- Public Health Nutrition
- Nutrition Assessment Methods
- Nutrition Research Methodologies
- Food and Nutrition Policy
- Public Health Nutrition Interventions
- Statistical Analysis for Nutritional Research
- Leadership in Public Health Nutrition
- Nutritional Epidemiology
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesPublic Health Nutrition & Dietetics Health Management View 13 other Masters in Nutrition & Dietetics in Ireland
- Applications with a 2.2 Honours award in a relevant discipline may apply.
- Applicants who do not meet this entry criterion may be considered through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
International5000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
EU/EEA5000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Sligo
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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