School of Public Health

Postgraduate taught courses

  • Students

The School of Public Health offers postgraduate taught courses for students with an interest in epidemiology, public health and human molecular medicine.

The courses provide students with the expertise and knowledge needed to either progress in research with a research degree or practice in the field of public health. 

The postgraduate prospectus gives full details of academic and student facilities available at the College.


MSc Epidemiology

The MSc offers a thorough grounding in modern epidemiological research. Students gain a unique insight into the theory and methods developed for the epidemiological study and control of both chronic and infectious disease.  The course provides students with opportunities to apply research techniques to a variety of challenging epidemiological and biomedical problems.

Master of Public Health

This programme provides a comprehensive introduction to public health for students intending to practice in public health or related fields. It offers a cutting edge knowledge and skills base for both non-medical and medically qualified students. It is particularly suited to students who wish to pursue a career in public health research or public health management based on quantitative analytical skills.

MSc Human Molecular Genetics

This course is designed to prepare students for a genetics research career, either in human gene function and genetic disease, or molecular approaches to diagnosis, or health care biotechnology. It provides a broad grounding in Human Genetics, with emphasis on molecular aspects, to give a solid basis for subsequent academic or industrial research, or for entry to NHS Genetics training.

How to apply

Please visit the admissions website to find out how to apply.

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