Research course

Infection and Population Health

UCL - University College London · Infection and Population Health

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Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A relevant Master’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution is desirable.

Months of entry


Course content

Students conduct internationally leading research, as recognised by research funding and publication in leading global academic journals. The programme supports and enables students to learn new skills and broaden their professional networks by integrating them alongside multidisciplinary teams of world-leading academics.

Research areas

  • Infection and population health
  • Epidemiology and public health
  • Primary care and population health
  • Clinical trials, meta-analyses and epidemiological studies
  • Evaluation of health care/population health interventions, services and systems
  • Health informatics and use of new technologies in health and health care
  • Health inequalities
  • Behavioural science and HIV
  • Life course influences and healthy ageing
  • Quantitative and qualitative research

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil/PhD
    part time
    60 months
      full time
      36 months

      Course contact details

      Mr Andreas Opitz
      +44 (0)20 3108 2097