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  • FT / Full-time
  • PT / Part-time (over two years)
  • FX / Flexible mode of study available (up to five years)
  • DL / Distance-learning mode available

Epidemiology and Health Care

The Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care brings together six 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

Student/staff ratios

  • 262 staff
  • 160 taught students
  • 133 research students


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Student View

"Through my supervisors at UCL, I have had the opportunity to analyse data and co-author papers with a leading American research group in my field."

Lindsay Kobayashi

Degree: MPhil/PhD

Student View

"With the privilege of thorough teaching at UCL, I have become proficient in STATA and a wide range of advanced statistical modelling techniques, from ordered and multinomial logistic regression to survival analysis and multilevel models."

Ada Miltz

Degree: Research Degree: Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care