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Population Health Sciences Msc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Economics Sociology Of Health And Sickness

Course type


Course Summary

This MSc in Population Health Sciences is the only taught distance learning programme in the UK allowing you to combine study with work commitments. Students will gain a thorough understanding of the interdisciplinary nature and emerging importance of Population Health Science through studying a broad range of core and optional modules such as Advanced Statistics, Health Economics, Principles of Population Health and Advanced Epidemiology. Students will have the opportunity to improve your communication, team working and independent research skills through developing a research portfolio of poster presentations, short report writing and data analyses.

Different course options

Study mode



36 months

Start date



Introduction to Statistics - Core
Advanced Statistics - Core
Principles of Population Health - Core
Introduction to Epidemiology - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£1667 per 20 credits; 60 credits per year over 3 years

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

£1667 per 20 credits; 60 credits per year over 3 years

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have relevant first degree, at least at 2.1 honours level, or equivalent or a relevant first degree, at least at 2.2 honours level, or equivalent in addition to a minimum of six months’ work experience in public health or health care. xceptionally, if a first degree is not relevant then a professional qualification and experience in the practice of public health for at least two years at a professional level is required.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more