Taught course

Epidemiology

Institution
Imperial College London · Epidemiology, Public Health and Primary Care
Qualifications
MSc

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

October

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
£9,700
International students
£29,700

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

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

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

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)20 7594 3455