Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Social Epidemiology MSc

This unique MSc is designed to respond to the need for trained researchers, health professionals and policymakers in the field of social epidemiology.

We will be holding a virtual open day for the MSc Social Epidemiology on Wednesday 8th December at 12pm (GMT). If you would like to attend the virtual open day please register your interest here.

IMPORTANT: The MSc Social Epidemiology application deadline for 2022-23 entry is 31 March 2022

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To find out core information about this degree, such as entry requirements, programme length and cost, visit the UCL prospectus site.

Course information

The programme consists of seven core modules, one optional module and a research dissertation. Module information is available via the links below (pdf). 

Please note that this MSc is designed as an in-person programme, modules that are currently showing as online are due to the pandemic. We hope to resume face-to-face teaching when it is safe to do so.

Compulsory modules

Optional modules 

Students may choose one of the following, or any relevant subject module within UCL (subject to approval by module leads).

Please note that the list of modules given here is indicative. This information is published a long time in advance of enrolment and module content and availability is subject to change.

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