Taught course


Imperial College London · School of Public Health

Entry requirements

Upper second class Honours degree or overseas equivalent. Suitable candidates will have a background in mathematics or statistics, medicine (human and veteninary) or biological sciences.

English language requirement IELTS overall score 7 or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc offers a thorough grounding in modern epidemiological research and the application of statistical and mathematical methods to epidemiological investigation and practice.

Students will be given the opportunity to apply research techniques to a variety of challenging epidemiological and biomedical problems and to develop expertise in specialist topics such as spatial epidemiology, statistical genetics or the quantitative analysis of infectious disease dynamics.

Term 1

Follows a common core pathway covering epidemiological study design; biostatistical methods, genetic epidemiology and the epidemiology, evolution and control of infectious disease. Some core modules are shared with the MPH programme.

Term 2

Allows students to choose module options from Biostatistics, Environmental and Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Epidemiology.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Late home/EU fee scholarship available. Applications must be submitted by 25 August 2017.

Please visit our website for further information on fees and funding.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Dissertation40 (10000 words)

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 7594 3455