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10 credits at Level 7

Module leader: Professor Eve Roman 


Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of disease in human populations. This module introduces you to the subject, and overviews the principles of epidemiological study design and analysis.

On completion you should be able to calculate and interpret basic epidemiological measures; know how to select appropriate study designs to answer specific questions; and to access and review the literature. This course incorporates both taught lectures and well-received practical exercises that reinforce concepts. 

Find out more about our Epidemiology module - HEA00013M


You should normally be a graduate with a 2:1 degree or higher, or equivalent from an overseas university, and be able to demonstrate that you have the necessary knowledge of and interest in a relevant area of health sciences. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis, and we follow the University’s Equal Opportunities policy.

Credits and Cost

Qualification awarded

If you successfully complete this course you will be awarded 10 credit points by the University of York, at Level 7. 


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