UCL Population Health Sciences


Online MSc programmes

Full-time and part-time online master's for healthcare professionals from across the world. Join a global community and learn from UCL's renowned faculty dedicated to improving health outcomes worldwide.

Why study at UCL Faculty of Population Health Sciences?

      • UCL is ranked among the top ten in the QS World University Rankings 2025 and is winner of The Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2024.
      • UCL is ranked 6th in the world for public health (ShanghaiRankings 2023 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects) and is rated No.1 for research power and impact in medicine, health and life sciences (REF 2021).
      • Our alumni go on to work in sectors such as health and social care, academic research and higher education as well as scientific research. Our alumni have gone on to work for companies and organisations such as the NHS, IQVIA, the UK Health Security Agency and Department of Health and Social Care as well as going on to work in universities across the UK and elsewhere. (Graduate Outcomes survey carried out by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), looking at the destinations of UK and EU graduates in the 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21 cohorts)

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      Master of Public Health MPH (Online)

      Full-time, part-time, up to 5 years (flexible).
      Learn to tackle pressing global health challenges and develop essential in-demand skills to deliver practical public health solutions.

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      Clinical Trials MSc (Online)

      Full-time, part-time or flexible.
      An excellent grounding in the management and design of clinical trials, and will enhance the knowledge and understanding of those already working in the field.

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      Statistics for Clinical Trials MSc (Online)

      Full-time or part-time.
      Develop your knowledge and know-how of statistics in clinical trials. This training is relevant for future clinical trial statisticians, and as well as clinicians and other health professionals who have a strong quantitative interest in trials.

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      UCL Executive MBA Health

      Our part-time 24-month online Executive MBA Health programme positions you at the forefront of healthcare leadership. The EMBA is designed for busy professionals who are seeking to gain a world-class specialist business education alongside their careers.


      Student spotlight: Fanuel, Master of Public Health MPH (online)

      Fanuel Odhiambo
      "I enjoy the pace and content of the MPH programme. I have also enjoyed the interactions with diverse and stimulating classmates and the knowledge I gained across the modules. UCL’s public health programme is unique as it is designed to provide students with a solid grounding in the key concepts and skills of public health such as epidemiology, health leadership, and health policy, preparing students for diverse career opportunities." 
      - Fanuel O.

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      Student spotlight: Gabsille, Online Clinical Trials MSc

      Gabsile Phala
      "My fondest memory of my time at UCL was being able to complete my Masters completely online and the experience of serving as a course representative. Despite the physical distance, being able to connect with fellow students, advocate for our needs and facilitate communication between peers and faculty was incredibly fulfilling. It enriched my learning journey but also fostered a sense of community and collaboration in the virtual classroom environment."
      - Gabsile P.

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