Taught course

Epidemiology

Institution
University of Bristol · Population Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

To be considered for admission to this programme, applicants are required to hold/achieve a minimum of an upper second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, such as medicine, veterinary science, dentistry, pharmacy, biological sciences, statistics, mathematics or psychology.

Additionally, evidence of numeracy skills is required (e.g. A-level Mathematics or Statistics at grade C or higher, or a module with a good mark (at least 60 per cent) in previous university degree).

Preference will be given to candidates with excellent academic results in their undergraduate degree who have demonstrated their interest in epidemiology or public health through work experience, volunteering or research.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc will introduce the principles of modern epidemiology and its role in public health and other health-related disciplines. You will learn how to design and analyse experimental and observational studies covering aetiology, interventions, diagnosis and prognosis. There will be opportunities to learn about cutting-edge methods in causal inference and molecular epidemiology.

Your dissertation, on a research topic of your choice, will take the form of a journal article and a poster presentation, opening the possibility of submission for publication.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
epidemiology-msc@bristol.ac.uk