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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Veterinary Medicine

Course type


Course Summary

This course provides training in essential methodological skills for the design, conduct, analysis, interpretation and communication of epidemiological studies; and surveillance and disease control in animal and human populations.

By the end of this course students will be able to: design and implement epidemiological studies and surveillance systems, analyse and interpret data from epidemiological studies, undertake risk analysis and apply this to animal health economics, apply epidemiological principles to disease control within animal and human populations, give pragmatic advice on animal health linked to welfare, production and public health, communicate effectively on the health of animal and human populations to a range of audiences, including the general public, farmers, researchers, politicians and other key policy makers.

Different course options

Full time | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine | 1 year | OCT-17

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students must have a degree in medicine and be registered medical practitioners. Preference will be given to candidates who have at least two years of experience working in clinical medicine (in any country) with recent professional experience in a relevant discipline.

University information

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is one of the world’s best-known teaching institutions for public health. It has three faculties: Epidemiology and Public Health Infectious and Tropical Diseases Public Health and Policy Based among the other University of London colleges in the heart of the UK capital, it only offers postgraduate programmes....more