Taught course

Epidemiology

Institution
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine · Department of Epidemiology and Population Health
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

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

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Further details of qualification

MSc of the University of London.

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
study@lshtm.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7299 4646