Chloe is studying at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Find out why she picked this particular institution for her postgraduate study
Why did you choose this course and institution?
After studying medicine, I liked the fact that this course included clinical teaching alongside further disciplines, such as statistics, epidemiology, demography and economics.
One of the best things is being taught by academics who are at the cutting-edge of research in their respective field. This means that you are handling some of the most recent data and being exposed to the latest hypotheses.
Additionally, the institution is internationally diverse, and it's a great privilege to learn alongside those with many different experiences.
The school provides a wealth of support, both personal and academic, with helpful and friendly staff and a large number of additional modules to develop your research skills.
Tell us about the course...
Group discussion is encouraged, and allows you to draw on the varied professional experiences in the group and to reinforce your knowledge.
There's a variety of modules, allowing you to tailor the course to your interests.
What are the benefits of postgraduate study?
I've benefited most from learning alongside people who are equally passionate about the subject. I also have more control over the subjects of study and the skills I wish to develop.
What advice would you give to others considering postgraduate study?
It's a considerable commitment, but the opportunities for developing skills and meeting people are immeasurable.