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Epidemiology

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
25410 GBP/year
10990 GBP/year
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About

The Epidemiology programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine covers both infectious and non-communicable disease epidemiology.

Overview

  • #3 in the world for Public Health - ShanghaiRanking 2020
  • #3 in Public, Environmental and Occupational Health and #4 in Infectious Diseases (US News Best Global Universities Subject Ranking 2021)
  • 91% overall student satisfaction - Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2019-20

Epidemiology is a key discipline for understanding and improving global health. Epidemiological methods underpin clinical medical research, public health practice and health care evaluation, investigation of the causes of disease, and evaluation of interventions to prevent or control disease.

Objectives

By the end of the Epidemiology programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, students should be able 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

Careers

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

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Clinical Trials
  • Epidemiology in Practice
  • Extended Epidemiology
  • Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Epidemiology & -omics
  • Demographic Methods
  • Key information

    Duration

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

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Language

    English
    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
    100
    IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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    Credits

    180 alternative credits
    • MSc (180 credits)
    • PGDip (120 credits)
    • PGCert (60 credits)

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
    Upper Second Class

    English requirements

    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
    100
    IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
    7
    Start practicing IELTS today!
    PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
    65
    More about PTE Academic

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • 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
    • Applications with an appropriate technical qualification, or equivalent qualification and experience from overseas, are also welcomed.

      Additional requirements for the MSc Epidemiology are:

      • evidence of numeracy skills (e.g. A level Mathematics or Statistics or a module with a good mark in their university degree)
      • it is preferable for a student to have some work experience in a health-related field

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      25410 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 25410 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      10990 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 10990 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

    Part-time:

    • Home: £5,495
    • Overseas: £12,705

    Funding

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