Why choose Public Health?

If you are interested in pursuing a career that will enable you to improve the health of populations then undertaking a course in public health may be a suitable option for you.

The career path of a public health professional can include:

  • Health Promotion: Improving the health of populations, by empowering individuals and communities, to promote and take ownership of their health

  • Health Research: Conducting health research and translating research to evidence-based solutions
  • Emergency and Disaster Planning: Preparing for and managing outbreaks and epidemics

  • Government and Social Policy: Delevlop health research and report-writing skills as a tool to influence policy

  • Public Health Leadership: Promoting efficiency and integrity within health systems through leadership
  • Global Health: Improving the quality of life of populations in low and middle income countries

  • Health Services: Delivering safe and effective healthcare through applying risk management and good governance
  • Health Protection: Protecting patient safety by applying the principles of infection control

  • Public Health Advocacy: Developing the skillset of how to campaign and lobby for a healthy society

Undergraduate Information

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Postgraduate Information

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School of Public Health

Scoil na Sláinte Poiblí

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