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13 training courses found

Veterinary Epidemiology PGDip

This is a joint programme provided by the School and the Royal Veterinary College (RVC). There is a shortage of trained veterinary epidemiologists and there are excellent career opportunities for graduates.

  • Duration of training: 9 months
  • Study mode: Full time
Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance PGCert

The global health challenge of maximising drug safety yet maintaining public confidence has become increasingly complex. Pharmaceutical companies are required to employ named members of staff responsible for pharmacovigilance.

  • Duration of training: 20 weeks
  • Study mode: Part time
Public Health (distance learning) PGDip

These courses provide students with the knowledge and skills to contribute to the improved health of populations and particular groups within them through the promotion of health and prevention of diseases; the development and evaluation of care practices; and the investigation and control of environmental threats to health. Students are instructed in the development, use and critical evaluation of conceptual models, evidence, methods of analysis, and practical interventions.

  • Duration of training: 5 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Epidemiology PGCert

These courses provide epidemiological training for professionals in academic departments, research units, or in the health services. Epidemiology is the key discipline underlying medical research, public health practice and health care evaluation.

  • Duration of training: 5 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Global Health Policy (distance learning) PGDip

These courses provide students with an in-depth understanding of the planning and delivery of policy responses to global health concerns and issues. They focus on approaches to effective policy-making which contributes to the protection and promotion of population health in a globalising world, at both national and transnational levels.

  • Duration of training: 5 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Public Health (distance learning) PGCert

These courses provide students with the knowledge and skills to contribute to the improved health of populations and particular groups within them through the promotion of health and prevention of diseases; the development and evaluation of care practices; and the investigation and control of environmental threats to health. Students are instructed in the development, use and critical evaluation of conceptual models, evidence, methods of analysis, and practical interventions.

  • Duration of training: 5 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Epidemiology PGDip

These courses provide epidemiological training for professionals in academic departments, research units, or in the health services. Epidemiology is the key discipline underlying medical research, public health practice and health care evaluation.

  • Duration of training: 5 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Infectious Diseases PGCert

These courses provide a broad understanding of infectious diseases through the core modules in public health, biostatistics and epidemiology, and the biology and control of infectious diseases which are taken by all students, together with the subsequent opportunities for specialised study in areas of the student’s own choice. Most of the students are in-service health professionals working for example as doctors or laboratory staff, who take the courses in order to acquire new knowledge in infectious diseases, or to update their current expertise.

  • Duration of training: 5 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Infectious Diseases PGDip

These courses provide a broad understanding of infectious diseases through the core modules in public health, biostatistics and epidemiology, and the biology and control of infectious diseases which are taken by all students, together with the subsequent opportunities for specialised study in areas of the student’s own choice. Most of the students are in-service health professionals working for example as doctors or laboratory staff, who take the courses in order to acquire new knowledge in infectious diseases, or to update their current expertise.

  • Duration of training: 5 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Clinical Trials PGCert

These courses provide students with a theoretical and practical understanding of the issues involved in the design, conduct, analysis and interpretation of randomised controlled trials of health interventions. They are suitable for students working in high-, middle- and low-income countries.

  • Duration of training: 5 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Global Health Policy (distance learning) Professional Certificate

These courses provide students with an in-depth understanding of the planning and delivery of policy responses to global health concerns and issues. They focus on approaches to effective policy-making which contributes to the protection and promotion of population health in a globalising world, at both national and transnational levels.

  • Duration of training: 5 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Clinical Trials PGDip

These courses provide students with a theoretical and practical understanding of the issues involved in the design, conduct, analysis and interpretation of randomised controlled trials of health interventions. They are suitable for students working in high-, middle- and low-income countries.

  • Duration of training: 5 years
  • Study mode: Distance without attendance
Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

The global health challenge of maximising drug safety yet maintaining public confidence has become increasingly complex. Pharmaceutical companies are required to employ named members of staff responsible for pharmacovigilance.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Part time