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MSc Studentships in Social Epidemiology 

Find out about MSc Social Epidemiology funding opportunites

The MSc Social Epidemiology programme currently offers two funding opportunites. The Michael Marmot MSc Studentship in Social Epidemiology and the The Jackson Widening Participation Scholarship in MSc Social Epidemiology. Full details reagrding how to apply and the criteria for each scheme can be found below. 

The Michael Marmot MSc Studentship in Social Epidemiology

This is a one-year studentship for full-time students undertaking the MSc Social Epidemiology programme. 

The award will commence in September 2021 and the studentship will consist of £2,500 towards tuition fees. The recipient will be expected to secure the remaining part of their tuition fees and to cover their living costs from elsewhere.

Eligibility requirements
Candidates can originate from any country however they must be intending to enrol on the MSc in Social Epidemiology programme on a full time basis; and by the studentship application deadline, they must have received an unconditional offer of admission for this programme. 

If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, it is recommended that you submit your application to the MSc programme at least six weeks before the scholarship deadline to enable your application to be considered by UCL. 

Selection criteria

Award of the studentship will be made on the basis of experience, qualifications and future academic potential, which will be assessed by an applicant’s curriculum vitae and personal statement. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to write a 2000-word essay on a pre-defined public health topic. The studentship will be awarded upon the recommendation of an academic selection panel.

Value and duration

The value of the award is £2,500. Awards are tenable for one year of full-time study for the session 2020/21.

Terms and conditions of the award

  • The studentship may be held alongside other scholarships, studentships, awards or bursaries.
  • The studentship cannot be transferred to another institution, nor deferred to a later year.
  • The studentship payments will only be made if the recipient is fully enrolled in the above mentioned MSc programme at UCL.
  • All awards are subject to the provisions of the General Regulations for Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries, Prizes and medals.

Application procedure:

Eligible candidates for the Michael Marmot Studentship in Social Epidemiology must submit a copy of their UCL offer, CV and personal statement to eph.healthsociety@ucl.ac.uk.

Studentship Application deadline:

The deadline for studentship applications is midday Friday 30th July 2021 (UK time).

Find out more about the MSc Social Epidemiology

Important notes

Studentship applicants without an unconditional offer at the time of the studentship deadline will be excluded from the application process. It is for this reason that we recommend you apply for admission as early as possible.

Late or incomplete studentship applications will not be accepted. Your application must be complete in order to be considered for the studentship. We are unfortunately not able to inform you if your application is incomplete, nor contact you for missing documents.

Notification of results

 It is expected that the whole selection process will be completed by Friday 3rd September 2021.

Further information

Further information regarding the MSc programme can be found at: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/taught-degrees/social-epidemiology-msc

For general enquiries regarding admissions, application forms, and registration for the programme, please contact:


The Jackson Widening Participation Scholarship in MSc Social Epidemiology

This is a one-year studentship for full-time UK domicile students undertaking the MSc Social Epidemiology programme. 

The award will commence in September 2021 and the studentship will consist of £6,000 towards tuition fees. The recipient will be expected to secure the remaining part of their tuition fees and to cover their living costs from elsewhere. Students who are eligible for this scholarship might also apply for the Michael Marmot Studentship for an additional £2,500 reduction in tuition fees.

Enquiries:

Informal enquiries about this scholarship can be made via email to Dr Rebecca Lacey rebecca.lacey@ucl.ac.uk

Further information

Further information regarding the MSc programme can be found at: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/taught-degrees/social-epidemiology-msc

For general enquiries regarding admissions, application forms, and registration for the programme, please contact: