Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Epidemiology

The Epidemiology MRes is a research-based course with a taught component that is equivalent to an MSc. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research. The taught component of the course includes subject-specific content in the area of epidemiology. Students have the flexibility to develop your own bespoke course by selecting additional, complementary modules. There is a subject-specific module in clinical epidemiology that provides theoretical and practical understanding of: the value, theoretical basis and practicalities of epidemiology; approaches to epidemiological research. It covers the basic epidemiology of cancer, children's health and adult onset diseases, with an emphasis on practical application.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or related discipline, or an MBBS degree with high grades. Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 both overall and for each sub-section) or equivalent.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Director of International Postgraduate Studies (International students)
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7433