CPD Modules

CPD Modules (Campus-Based MSc in Occupational Health)

As part of UCC's commitment to Continuing Professional Development (CPD), these modules are available for external individuals to attend as independent units. Modules available in the Masters course in Occupational Health are now offered as CPD modules.


These modules are aimed at the following target groups:

  • Health and Safety Professionals in Industry and Healthcare
  • Occupational Health Nurses
  • Self-employed Occupational Health and Safety Consultants
  • Human Resources Managers among many others


Candidates who satisfy the programme eligibility criteria may, subject to the approval of the Programme Director/Coordinator, be permitted to take the individual modules referred below and be provided with a relevant transcript of marks.

The modules available to be taken under these conditions are (to a maximum of 20 credits in total):


A student who successfully completes and passes a module under CPD will be eligible for exemptions if they subsequently undertake the MSc in Occupational Health within five years from the date of successful completion of the module (and subject to the module being offered on the MSc in Occupational Health).

These modules will be available biennially. CPD module fees vary and are determined on an annual basis. Please check the prospectus for full details. Candidates should contact the School of Public Health with queries in relation to these modules.


Application Procedure 

All applicants are required to apply directly to the Graduate Studies office in UCC.

To apply, complete and submit the following form: CPD App Form 2017-18 (163kB)

The completed Application Form and €35 application fee to be posted to: 

CPD Coordinator 
Graduate Studies Office
University College Cork


For further information contact Christian Gould, christian.gould@ucc.ie or visit the webpage http://www.ucc.ie/en/study/postgrad/taughtcourses/cpdmodules/ .

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