MSc Epidemiology

This MSc will teach you how to design and analyse experimental and observational studies covering aetiology, interventions, diagnosis and prognosis. There will be opportunities to learn about cutting-edge methods in causal inference and molecular epidemiology.

Programme structure

The programme is structured around 7 taught units and a research dissertation. Teaching methods include lectures, practicals, group work, workshops and seminars. 

Your research disseration will give you the opportunity to explore an area of epidemiology in depth.

Did you know?

You can study this programme full-time or part-time over 2 or 3 years.

  • Our MSc students are based at Bristol Medical School, which offers dedicated teaching and research facilities.
  • This MSc will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to work as a researcher in a wide range of health research settings.

If you wish to learn and develop within an inspiring, enthusiastic and supportive environment, I recommend studying at Bristol Medical School.

Heide, Postgraduate Student at Bristol Medical School


Senior Postgraduate Admissions Administrator


Telephone: +44 (0) 117 331 1676

Dr Penny Whiting, Programme Director


Telephone: +44 (0)117 928 7287

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