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Epidemiology and Public Health

University College London (UCL)

36 months
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26500 GBP/year
5690 GBP/year
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About

The aim of the Epidemiology and Public Health MPhil/PhD programme offered at University College London (UCL) is to equip the next generation of epidemiologists with the tools to further scientific knowledge about the determinants of population health. 

Overview

During this Epidemiology and Public Health MPhil/PhD programme from University College London (UCL) you will be supported to learn new skills and broaden your professional networks by multi-disciplinary teams of world-leading academics.

The Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care brings together four research departments whose interests span the life course from childhood to old age, and research from the origins of disease to the development of innovative interventions. 

The diversity of expertise in the institute ensures that it provides a vibrant environment in which to develop skills, supporting careers in a wide range of national and international settings. 

The broad objectives are:

  • understanding the determinants of health and disease in populations and in patients in clinical settings
  • evaluating strategies for preventing and treating illness
  • carrying out innovative work on behaviour change and on the practice of primary care
  • developing and implementing new technologies in population health
  • applied health and health policy research

Careers

Students graduating in the last three years have secured employment in local and central government, public health organisations, NHS trusts, hospitals and clinical trial units, as well as research posts at UCL and other higher education institutions.

Employability

The institute offers world-class education and training. It manages many of the UK’s largest, most comprehensive longitudinal datasets, and evaluates strategies for the prevention and treatment of physical and mental ill health. It carries out innovative work on behaviour change, and on the practice of primary care as well as leading applied health and health policy research.

Programme Structure

Research areas:
  • Health inequalities
  • Life course influences and healthy ageing
  • Quantitative research methods and medical and social statistics
  • Psychobiology
  • Dental public health
  • Health behaviour research
  • Applied health research

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Master’s degree (preferably with a merit or distinction) in a relevant discipline from a UK university and a good Bachelor’s degree (first or upper-second class) or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    5690 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5690 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part-time tuition fee:

  • UK: £2,845/year
  • Overseas: £13,230/year

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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