Taught course

Occupational Health

University College Cork · Department of Paediatrics and Child Health

Entry requirements

Candidates must normally meet one of the following criteria: a primary degree in a cognate area or equivalent plus relevant professional experience as adjudged by the College of Medicine and Health, or a minimum of a Diploma in Occupational Safety, Health and Welfare from UCC or an equivalent Diploma from another institution and a relevant professional qualification and relevant work experience in occupational safety, health and welfare as adjudged by the College of Medicine and Health. Selection will be based on academic achievement and relevant work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Occupational Health is a part-time taught programme running for 2 years. The course will be held on 2 evenings per week (Monday and Thursday 6:30 to 9:30p.m.) from October to May. The programme provides a multidisciplinary approach to occupational health including public health, occupational medicine, psychology, law, training and development, ergonomics and epidemiology. The course is suitable for individuals already working in occupational safety and health, or other individuals with a strong interest in occupational health and a primary degree in a cognate area.

The application process is now online.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Ms. Vera McCarthy
00 353 (0) 21 490 1596