University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Applied Epidemiology

This course provides a thorough grounding in epidemiological concepts and methods, with an emphasis on equipping students with all of the practical skills needed to apply epidemiological and statistical methods to a wide range of health problems. The course is suitable for those from both medical and non-medical backgrounds.

Entry requirements

Good 1st degree in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Planning a protocol and reviewing literature; protocol; dissertation; theory and practice in public health; research methods in epidemiology with basic statistics; introduction to health care systems; evaluation techniques; health care systems management; sociology of health and illness; introduction to health promotion; international health; protocol and epidemiological study for diploma students; classic examples of applied epidemiology; advanced statistical methods; advanced epidemiology; further methodology in epidemiology; practical use of routine data for epidemiological research; health inequalities and population health; qualitative methodology and research; epidemiology of tobacco use and the tobacco industry; tobacco control interventions; health economics; health protection; data organisation and management in epidemiology (DOME): A practical course in stata; an introduction to public health and genocide prevention.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,840 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 21,860 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's Medical Centre Nottingham NG7 2HA East Midlands

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Postgraduate Enquiry Team
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