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
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
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||30|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||30|
|Dissertation||40 (10000 words)|
Course contact details
- Mrs Jo Tite
- +44 (0)20 7594 3455