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Public Health is a multidisciplinary area, bringing together expertise from medicine and the broader clinical sciences, biological and environmental sciences, nutrition and dietetics, epidemiology, biostatistics, and the social and psychological sciences. Our goal is to maintain, improve, and protect the health and well-being of the population.

Our areas of teaching and research encompass health service development, food safety, infectious disease, chronic disease, dietetics, nutrional and genetic epidemiology, health and the environment, social medicine, and the life-course of health and disease.


MPH, MPH (Nutrition) and MPH (International) Programmes 

(opens in a new window)MPH E-Brochure 

(opens in a new window)MPH Nutrition

(opens in a new window)MPH International Health 

(opens in a new window)MSc in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics 


NEW! Professional Certificate in Infection Control (Part Time)

Professional Certificate in Evidence Synthesis

(opens in a new window)Professional Certificate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

(opens in a new window)Professional Certificate in Biostatistics  

For information on graduate programmes in Public Health please contact:

  • Programme Administrator (Christine Ridge) 
  • Tel: +353 1 716 3429

Email: (opens in a new window)public.postgraduate@ucd.ie

UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science

University College Dublin Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 7777 | E: public.health@ucd.ie