Epidemiology of Non-Communicable Disease

University of the West of England, Bristol
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

This course is offered at Masters level and is delivered at our Frenchay Campus.

Course content includes:
  • Key measures and sources of population health and disease burden, including strengths, weaknesses and other issues
  • The epidemiological transition and explanations for observed trends in disease burden
  • Epidemiology, risk factors and prevention and control measures for key non-communicable diseases, including but not limited to, circulatory disease, cancer, injury, violence, domestic violence, bullying and mental health
  • Epidemiology of underlying risk factors for non-communicable disease, including physical and social environment, physical activity and sedentary
  • Lifestyle, nutrition, smoking, and alcohol
  • Life course approaches to health
  • Inequalities in health
  • The role and impact of transnational corporations and other actors on non-communicable disease burden
  • Principles of screening and current national programmes
  • Critical understanding of the impact of the wider determinants of health on the distribution and course of communicable diseases.


Funding may be available to support your learning. Please contact your Trust Education Lead. If you work in the Private, Independent and Voluntary Sector please contact your employer, who will advise you.

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