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O que eu aprenderei?

The BSc Public Health Sciences offers an integrated learning experience in an interdisciplinary setting. It provides training in the range of skills involved in keeping people healthy and preventing disease, including:

  • Assessing the health and wellbeing of populations
  • Investigating complex public health problems such as obesity and HIV/AIDS
  • Assessing the health impact of policy at local, national and global level
  • Communicating effectively with colleagues in public health and the wider health system, as well as with society at large.

The BSc Public Health Sciences in UCC is the only undergraduate degree in public health in Ireland. It offers an integrated learning experience in an interdisciplinary environment, to produce graduates who are passionate about public health.

The BSc Public Health Sciences in UCC is the only undergraduate degree in public health in Ireland. Students study across the spectrum of health-related disciplines, which opens up a wide range of career opportunities or further study on graduation.

The 12-week work placement is an essential element of the course and placement options are available for students across all public health practice areas, both in Ireland and abroad.

The School of Public Health is involved in major national research focusing on nutritional epidemiology, looking at causes and prevention of obesity, Type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease, tobacco control and health services research. As such, the degree programme is facilitated to prepare graduates for the complex working world.

Skills and Careers Information

Public Health is a rapidly expanding field both at home and internationally. The degree will open up a range of career opportunities with our graduates employed in Ireland and further afield in diverse public health roles including:

  • Public Health Research
  • Health Promotion
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Community Work
  • Media and Public Relations
  • Health and Safety.

BSc Public Health Sciences graduates have a solid foundation for further study to Masters and Doctorate level in a wide range of disciplines including health research, health promotion and global health. The School of Public Health offers graduates a Masters in Public Health (MPH) and Masters in Occupational Health.

Some students have completed accredited two-year Masters programmes in related health disciplines such as Occupational Therapy, Nursing and Dietetics. The BSc can also facilitate graduate entry to other undergraduate degrees such as medicine.

De qual departamento farei parte?

College of Medicine and Health

Opções de estudo

Período integral (4 anos)

€17.850,00 (R$ 113.981) por ano

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Data de início

Esperado Setembro 2021


University College Cork

College Road,


Republic of Ireland

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Brasil

Applicants must have Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio (Also known as Certificado de Ensino Médio) PLUS ENEM PLUS one year at Bachelor level in a recognised university with competitive grades including specific relevant subjects. Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL A minimum score of 600 (250 computer based).

Para estudantes internacionais

Non-EU candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to the Irish Leaving Certificate. In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language they must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language.

IELTS: 6.5 Minimum individual sections 6.5

TOEFL 90: Listening - 23; Reading - 21; Speaking - 22; Writing 23

CPE Cambridge Proficiency: 176 overall with not less than 176 in each element of the test

Pearson PTE Academic: 63 Minimum individual sections 63

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.


Sobre a universidade

A UCC é uma premiada universidade de pesquisa e ensino de classe mundial com mais de 170 anos de história.

  • Eleita no 2% das melhores universidades mundiais
  • Cork foi eleita uma importante “cidade cultural & criativa”
  • Mais de 3.000 estudantes internacionais
  • Mais de 90% dos estudantes empregados após graduação