The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has an outstanding international reputation in public health and tropical medicine and offers world class masters and research degrees. It is a major national and international focus of collaboration in teaching and research, where clinical, population, laboratory and social sciences are integrated to address the broad issues of health.
Seeking to offer challenge, choice and individual learning, the School is particularly noted for the excellence of its postgraduate medical training. The latest UK Research Assessment Exercise confirmed the School as a world leading centre for research and the School has been ranked one of the top three research institutions in the country in the Times Higher Education's ‘table of excellence’. The courses are recognised by national and international employers attracting highly motivated graduates and experienced professionals.
With staff and students from over 120 countries, and alumni from 180 countries, the School provides an incomparable breadth and wealth of experience from which to learn.
Programmes of Study offered
The School offers seventeen Masters (MSc) courses taught in London (one year full-time or two years part-time) and four via distance learning.
MSc Biology & Control of Disease Vectors
MSc Community Eye Health
MSc Control of Infectious Diseases
MSc Demography & Health
MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing
MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases
MSc Medical Microbiology
MSc Medical Parasitology
MSc Medical Statistics
MSc Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases
MSc Public Health
MSc Public Health in Developing Countries
MSc Public Health Nutrition
MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research
MSc Tropical Medicine & International Health
MSc Veterinary Epidemiology
MSc and Postgraduate Diplomas in:
– Clinical Trials
– Infectious Diseases
– Public Health
Research Degrees (PhD, MPhil, DrPH)
Epidemiology & Population Health
Infectious & Tropical Diseases
Public Health & Policy
Short Study Programme
The School offers a range of short courses covering all aspects of the School’s work. A wide range of modules, drawn from our MSc courses, are available to external participants as single courses of study.
Further details of all the School’s courses are available on the School’s website. Alternatively, information can be requested from contact details supplied.
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