MPhil (Health Sciences—Social Care)
College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences,
School of Health Sciences
The discipline of health promotion is committed to conducting and disseminating high quality research to develop, support, and enhance the evidence-base for social care.
Research areas in social care include those relating to the three population groups:
- Older people
- People with disabilities.
In the context of community and / or residential care settings.
Areas of interest
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Mental health promotion; evidence-based practice and evaluation research in health promotion; public perceptions of mental health, health promotion competencies.
Dr. Margaret Hodgins: firstname.lastname@example.org
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Workplace health promotion, gender and workplace bullying, the role of organisational culture in promoting health in the workplace.
Dr. Michal Molcho: email@example.com
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Adolescent health, social inequalities, violence and injury prevention, immigrant health
Dr. Saoirse Nic Gabhainn: firstname.lastname@example.org
RESEARCH INTERESTS: School health promotion; health inequalities among children and young people; sexual behaviour, substance use and risk taking and women’s health; Health Behaviour in School Children (HBSC).
Dr. Diarmuid O’Donovan: email@example.com
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Health inequalities; health policy; communicable disease control and environmental health; sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS; substance misuse; health and human rights; international health.
Dr. Martin Power: firstname.lastname@example.org
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Social care theory and practice; care planning; risk and regulation; social policy; adult education.
Dr. Lisa Pursell: email@example.com
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Health inequalities, environmental health, health impact assessment, methodologies and evaluation
Dr. Jane Sixsmith: firstname.lastname@example.org
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Health communication; community health; qualitative methodologies; health services research.
Dr. Colette Kelly: email@example.com
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Children’s health and social care, health behaviour in school children (HBSC), food and nutrition, vulnerable groups.
Find out more
Dr. Jane Sixsmith
T: +353 91 493 466
Closing date: Friday 12th July, 2013 (for course commencing September 2013)
Fees for this course
EU: €4,529 p.a. 2014/15 inclusive of levy
Non-EU: €13,750 p.a. 2014/15
Ph.D. EU Full time programme: €4,529 p.a.
Ph.D. EU Part time programme: €2,320 p.a.
The next academic year 2012 / 2013 to see the first intake of students on this M.Phil