Entry requirements

The entrance requirements are a second-class honours degree of a recognised university in science, social science, or other related subjects, or a degree in medicine, nursing or equivalent. Applicants with an appropriate technical qualification and work experience, or equivalent qualifications, are also welcomed. Preference will be given to applicants with relevant work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

This is one of the streams from the Public Health Master's programme.

By the end of this stream students should be able to demonstrate ability to apply knowledge of the core disciplines of public health, consisting of statistics; epidemiology; health economics; and social research, to real health problems.

The stream is aimed at anyone - with or without any previous training in economics - who is interested in working as a health economist in an academic or professional capacity across high-, middle- and low-income countries.Find out more about our graduate careers and destinations.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

The Study Team
+44 (0) 20 7299 4646
+44 (0) 20 7299 4656