Epidemiology, M.Sc. in United Kingdom

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Study in:United Kingdom
7 days
Deadline: 1 Jul 2019


The MSc in Epidemiology degree program 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 program enter medical research, academic medicine, public health and community medicine, epidemiological field studies, drug manufacture and with government or NGOs.

Program 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)

Academic Requirements

The normal minimum entrance qualification for registration at the School on a Master’s program 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


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.

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