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Basic epidemiology

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Academic Direction
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Also part of
MSc Public Health
Modes of Study

This module aims to improve students’ understanding of essential epidemiological methods and their use in public health.


10 [100 hours]


This module is assessed by:

  • Optional formative assessment.
  • Formal assessment of this module includes a two-hour-15 minute unseen written examination (100%). Students are advised to spend the first 15 minutes reading the paper and planning responses.

If students fail the module examination, they are allowed one further attempt.

Find out more information about this module on the LSHTM website.