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Epidemiology, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #79 (BCR) ,
This Epidemiology programme at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine equips students with the knowledge and statistical skills to make valuable contributions to medical research as well as public health in low-, middle- and high-income countries. 

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

English Language Requirements

  • 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:

    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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General 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

    24200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10470 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10470 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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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 LSHTM. Our students receive funding from more than 200 different sources, including charities, government agencies, companies and individual benefactors.  You can check the details of available scholarships on the Fees & Funding section of our website.

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