Taught course

Health Policy, Planning and Financing

Institution
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine · Public Health and Policy
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The normal minimum entrance qualification for registration at the School on a Master's programme is at least one of the following:

  • a second-class honours degree of a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, in a subject appropriate to that of the course of study to be followed.
  • a registrable qualification appropriate to the course of study to be followed, in medicine, dentistry or veterinary studies.


Additionally for the MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing, applicants should ideally have prior work experience in areas relating to health, policy, planning and financing. Preference will be given to such candidates given the competitive nature of this course. A minimum of one year’s experience in health policy or public health related work is recommended.

Any prospective student who does not meet the above minimum entry requirement, but who has relevant professional experience, may still be eligible for admission.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme aims to develop critical analysis of issues within health policy, planning and financing and to enable students to devise appropriate health policy responses. Students come from a wide range of backgrounds. This is a joint programme provided by the School and the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE). The course provides training relevant to countries at all levels of development, although participants are able to specialise.

Graduates enter careers in global health and national health policy and planning, research, advisory or advocacy roles in governments and international agencies.

Fees and funding

The MSc in Veterinary Epidemiology has been allocated two scholarship places under the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
study@lshtm.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7299 4646