London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Course Introduction

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Overview</u>

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.

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Objectives</u>

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.

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Careers</u>

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:

Start Date:

2020-SEP-21. 2020-SEP-21.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £10,470 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £10,470 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £24,200 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £5,235 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £5,235 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £12,100 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: The normal minimum entrance qualification for registration at the School on a Master's programme 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.
  • International entry requirements: The normal minimum entrance qualification for registration at the School on a Master's programme 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. If English is not your first language, you will need to meet these requirements:IELTS (Academic): Overall Score: 7.5; Writing: 7.0; Listening: 6.0; Reading: 6.0; Speaking: 6.0. TOEFL IBT: Overall Score: 108; Writing: 27; Listening: 23; Reading: 23; Speaking: 23.
  • IELTS score: 7.5
  • TOEFL score: 108