The normal minimum entrance qualification for registration at the School on a Master's programme is at least one of the following:
- a second-class honours degree of a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, in a subject appropriate to that of the course of study to be followed;
- a registrable qualification appropriate to the course of study to be followed, in medicine, dentistry or veterinary studies.
Additional requirements for the MSc Epidemiology are:
- evidence of numeracy skills (e.g. A level Mathematics or Statistics or a module with a good mark in their university degree)
- it is preferable for a student to have some work experience in a health-related field
Any prospective student who does not meet the above minimum entry requirement, but who has relevant professional experience, may still be eligible for admission.
Months of entry
This programme equips students with the knowledge and statistical skills to make valuable contributions to medical research as well as public health in low-, middle- and high-income countries. Epidemiological methods underpin clinical medical research, public health practice and health care evaluation to investigate the causes of disease and to evaluate interventions to prevent or control disease.
Graduates enter careers in medical research, academic medicine, public health and community medicine, epidemiological field studies, drug manufacture and with government or NGOs.
Fees and funding
The MSc in Veterinary Epidemiology has been allocated two scholarship places under the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
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