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Rankings and Accreditations

The School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science has a number of accreditations.

UCD's Sports Management MSc ranked amongst world's best in new global survey

For 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 the MSc Sport Management programme has been ranked in the Top 40 Programmes in the world. The programme taught by UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science was ranked 24th globally and 7th in Europe by SportBusiness Postgraduate Course Rankings in 2022, a leading voice for the sport business community.


IOSH Accreditation

The Certificate in Safety and Health at Work, the Higher Diploma in Safety, Health and Wellbeing at Work, and the MSc in Occupational Safety and Health are accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Graduates can apply for membership of IOSH including chartered membership (CMIOSH) and use the title of Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner. IOSH membership is recognised worldwide as the benchmark for professional safety and health excellence. 


Both the UCD BSc Physiotherapy and UCD Professional Master of Physiotherapy courses are approved by CORU.

The UCD MSc in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics was the first CORU-approved professional programme in Dietetics in the Republic of Ireland. Graduates from this programme are eligible to apply to the Dietitians Registration Board (CORU) for registration as a dietitian. Students and graduates are also eligible to join the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute, the professional body for dietitians in Ireland. More information is available: (opens in a new window)MSc Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics - Programme Details (ucd.ie). Graduates are also eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council and the British Dietetic Association in the UK and to apply for registration in the USA.

UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science

University College Dublin Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
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