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Course Code:
DC209
Title:
Health and Society
College:
DCU
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
3 Years

 

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You should be interested in health issues and especially in the idea of health action: in doing something with a view to some positive health outcome. Also, you should be keen to work with others, ready to challenge and be challenged and willing to work hard.



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The course leads to entry routes into a variety of professions - like speech therapy, occupational therapy, medicine and health promotion - and the B.Sc. in Health and Society will provide a highly suitable basis for this kind of further study

 

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