University of London International Programmes

University of London International Programmes

Epidemiology

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

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

Assessment methods

Assessment varies from module to module but will include a combination of unseen written papers and written assignments.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 12,360 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 12,360 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 12,360 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 12,360 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 12,360 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 7,200 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,750 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,750 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,750 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,750 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,750 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

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