Taught course

Nutrition for Global Health

Institution
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine · Department of Epidemiology and Population Health
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

2nd-class honours degree of a recognised university in Science, or a related subject or Medicine. Applicants with an appropriate technical qualification, or equivalent qualifications are also considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The programme provides training in public health nutrition in a global setting. An integrated programme covers epidemiological, dietary, public health, social and biological aspects of nutritional science. Specialist topics include: maternal and child nutrition; nutrition in emergencies; nutrition programme planning, evaluation and monitoring; nutrition-related chronic disease. The main programme focus is on nutritional problems in low and middle-income countries – although skills and learning outcomes are widely applicable to populations globally.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,150
International students
£21,500

Details of funding opportunities can be found on the School's website: http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study/funding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment40
Dissertation30 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
The Study Team
Email
study@lshtm.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7299 4646