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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

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. This programme covers both infectious and non-communicable disease epidemiology.

Objectives

By the end of this programme, 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.

Below you will find just a few of the positions and organisations that our graduates from this course have entered:

Application deadline

08 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 25,410per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London

  • Campus address

    London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London, Keppel Street, LONDON, CAMDEN, WC1E 7HT, England

Students from over 150 countries study with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and an active alumni network maintains links with the school.
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