This specialism will enable graduates to use real world evidence to lead on the design and delivery of evidence focused projects, particularly on data analysis, modelling, and interpretation of findings. Academic epidemiologists will typically explore research questions through conducting secondary analyses on existing data sets.
Epidemiological studies form a significant proportion of the department’s research output that includes research on cancer surveillance, long-term conditions and occupational health. Epidemiology teaching at Glasgow enjoys high-level support and input from the National Health Service ensuring a close link to practice and employers.
You can exit at the end of 24 months with PgCert Public Health (Epidemiology).
You can exit at the end of 36 months with PgDip Public Health (Epidemiology).
A relevant first degree, at least at 2:1 honours level, 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. Exceptionally, 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.
Part time (day)
24 - 48 months
College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
Health and Wellbeing