UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Social inequalities in health relating to poverty and absolute and relative deprivation are major themes in research and policy debates in both developed and developing countries. This unique MSc is designed to respond to the need for trained researchers, health professionals and policy makers in the field of social epidemiology.

Course Modules

Core modules: social epidemiology: dimensions of inequality; basic statistics for medical sciences; epidemiology; the social determinants of global health; regression; research methods for social epidemiology; health inequalities over the lifecourse; options: students choose either 1 of the 2 following options: ethnicity, migration and health; advanced statistical modelling; or any relevant subject module within UCL.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required. Applicants must be confident using computers and show evidence of numeracy (e.g. O level/GCSE mathematics or statistics or a module with a good mark in their degree).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,020  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 - 5 years
Variable
PgDip