The School takes seriously its aim to train the next generation of leaders in public health. At the core of our mission is the delivery of a rigorous and challenging education that enables our graduates to take their distinctive set of analytical skills and scientific understanding and apply them for the benefit of population health. We strive to ensure our postgraduate teaching inspires our students to become exceptional researchers, practitioners and professionals who are well-equipped to make a significant contribution to the area of public health.
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.