• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The MSc in Epidemiology degree programme offered by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine will enable you to:

  • demonstrate advanced knowledge and awareness of the role of epidemiology and its contribution to other health-related disciplines
  • choose appropriate designs and develop detailed protocols for epidemiological studies
  • enter and manage computerised epidemiological data and carry out appropriate statistical analyses
  • assess the results of epidemiological studies (their own or other investigators'), including critical appraisal of the study question, study design, methods and conduct, statistical analyses and interpretation
Career Opportunities

Graduates from this programme enter medical research, academic medicine, public health and community medicine, epidemiological field studies, drug manufacture and with government or NGOs.

Job Exemples:

  • Academic Clinical Fellow
  • Co-Investigator and Study Co-Ordinator
  • Consultant (Intensive Care)
  • Epidemiological Scientist
  • HIV/STI Surveillance and Prevention Scientist

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Clinical Trials
  • Epidemiology in Practice
  • Extended Epidemiology
  • Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Demographic Methods
  • Epidemiology & -omics
  • Study Design: Writing a Study Proposal (compulsory)

Lecturers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    108

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade A):

    200

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic 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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23050 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9980 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9980 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Part-time

  • Home: £4,990
  • Overseas: £11,525

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

There are many ways to fund your studies at the School. Our students receive funding from more than 200 different sources, including charities, government agencies, companies and individual benefactors. 

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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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.