Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events (including disease), and the application of this study to the control of diseases and other health problems. During the Clinical Epidemiology BSc, you will study the application of epidemiology to problems encountered in the delivery of care or treatments to individuals.
You will gain a broad and solid foundation of research methods that can be applied to improving health and health care and will identify how health practices and research findings can be applied to specific topic areas (e.g. infections, long term conditions, public health, international health).
The School of Medicine applies certain selection criteria that external students should meet or surpass if they wish to be considered for intercalation. Applicants must have completed Year 3 or Year 4 of their medical degree. This is with the exception of the Emergency, Pre-hospital and Immediate Care Degree where applicants must have completed Year 4 of their medical degree. To have an application considered, an external candidate must be ranked in the top three deciles of their year cohort and must normally have passed all assessable elements of their examinations at first attempt. How to Apply: Students must make a formal application by the closing date and indicate their order of preference for up to three intercalated BSc subjects. Deadline for submission of application by email is early January please see website (link below) for specific information. Formal evidence from the candidate’s host Medical School is required at the time of application to guarantee academic results, together with a letter of release from the Dean or Intercalated Programme Director.
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