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Epidemiology and Public Health MPhil

Epidemiology and Public Health MPhil

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Full time | Nottingham City Hospital | 2 years | 01-JUL-23

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Full time


2 years

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Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Epidemiology Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Research overview

Specific subject titles have included:

  • Epidemiology and Public Health

Other areas of research you may be interested in:

  • Tobacco control (UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies)
  • Respiratory disease
  • Gastrointestinal disease
  • Infection, predominantly respiratory infections (Health Protection and Influenza Research Group)
  • Cancer
  • Maternal and child health epidemiology


You will complete a written thesis of up to 100,000 words, with expert support and advice from your academic supervisor(s). You will also take a verbal examination called a viva voce where you explain your project in depth to an examination panel.

Graduate destinations

Our graduates have gone on to roles in clinical medicine, industries like pharmaceuticals, and academia and research.

14 members of our Epidemiology and Public Health teaching staff completed their postgraduate research degrees at the University of Nottingham. Other graduates went on to postdoctoral research posts and fellowships at the university and across the world.

Two of our most notable graduates include the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England and the Director General of the World Health Organisation.

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Entry requirements

2.2 (or equivalent) degree in a relevant subject and two references including at least one academic reference.

University information

The University of Nottingham is a pioneering institution with a long and distinguished heritage in education. It is a research-intensive university, and a superb place to study for a postgraduate qualification. It offers excellent teaching and learning facilities and a wide network of professional partnership organisations offering plenty of career opportunities. Taught and research courses are available in a wide range of subject areas and...more

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