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About

The MSc Population Health at the University College London (UCL) provides you with the key skills for a career in public health. Through a range of optional modules, it also provides the opportunity to progress your career in a range of parallel areas, including health policy, programme management, health inequalities and urban and environmental planning.

Overview

Why study this Population Health degree at University College London (UCL)?

UCL has a worldwide reputation in understanding health inequalities, and the social determinants of population health and causes of diseases. UCL is ranked 10th place in the world for Public Health in the Shanghai Ranking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects. You will benefit both from learning from and networking with leading researchers working in these fields. 

UCL can bring the full power of a multi-faculty university to bear on discussions of population health, involving academics from the wide range of disciplines necessary to tackle some of the most difficult issues in public health.

Careers

You will gain knowledge and transferable skills relevant to careers in public health, health policy, epidemiology and healthcare management, as well as in associated areas such as urban and environmental planning and health financing.

Employability

You will gain interdisciplinary skills and knowledge in population health which are core to careers in the health sector and beyond. Optional modules will enable you to focus the development of your skills in research methods; public health and health systems; sexual health and infectious disease; and health across the lifecourse. Discussions on the policy and practice of population health will help you engage with and apply critical thinking to real-world problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Core Concepts in Population Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Systems in a Global Context
  • Basic Statistics for Medical Science
  • Advanced Statistical Modelling
  • Urban Health
  • Key Issues in Health Service Delivery, Policy and Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it's full or by 30 June.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard; or a professional qualification in a health-related area such as medicine or nursing of an equivalent standard.
  •  Relevant research, work or volunteer experience will be viewed favourably. Students without the minimum academic standards may be considered if they have extensive relevant work or research experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £5,400
  • International: £14,700

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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