University of London International Programmes

Course Introduction

This course offers professional training in the epidemiology of communicable and non'communicable diseases; it also provides essential statistical skills related to the health problems of both the developed and the developing world; graduates from the course pursue careers in medical research; public health and community medicine; epidemiological field studies; disease surveillance units; drug/vaccine manufacturers; or disease control in governmental, NGO's or donor institutions.

Course Modules

Modules include: Fundamentals of epidemiology; statistics with computing; practical epidemiology; research planning, scientific reporting and refereeing; plus optional modules.

Course Additional Entry

A 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in health'related discipline or in statistics or other appropriate subject; work experience in health sciences/care is desirable but not essential; candidates with appropriate professional or technical qualifications in health'related field together with at least 3 years' relevant experience, which satisfies University as qualification equivalent to good Honours degree, will be considered on individual basis; degree or appropriate professional or technical qualification will be considered for admission to Postgraduate Diploma.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 - 5 years
Distance Learning
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,360  Whole course. First year overseas fees
2 - 5 years
Distance Learning
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,360  Whole course. First year home fees
1 - 5 years
Distance Learning
PgCert £7,200  Whole course. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Distance Learning
PgDip £9,750  Whole course. First year overseas fees
2 - 5 years
Distance Learning
PgDip £9,750  Whole course. First year home fees