Research course

Epidemiology and Public Health

University of Nottingham · School of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Please contact the school for details

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

Epidemiology is a multidisciplinary field and we have a number of world-renowned professionals, including epidemiologists, statisticians, clinicians, and public health consultants, who work as a team to deliver extremely high standards of teaching and research.

Our work has involved both developed and developing populations and several of our students are from overseas. Some conduct studies within their own country and/or similar studies in the UK.

There is a wide range of expertise in the division including knowledge of the conduct and analyses of large community based studies, case-control studies, cohorts, randomized controlled trials, and meta-analysis as well as use of large datasets from general practices and other sources.

Major research topics:

  • Tobacco control (UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies)
  • Respiratory disease (Respiratory Biomedical Research Unit)
  • Gastrointestinal disease (Gastrointestinal Biomedical Research Unit)
  • Infection
  • Cancer
  • Growing research areas:
  • Haematology epidemiology/bone marrow transplantation studies
  • Falls and other problems in the elderly population
  • Musculoskeletal disease
  • Alcohol
  • Obesity

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

EU and international students are eligible to apply for scholarship schemes administered by the University of Nottingham's International Office. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Medical School web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months


full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559