Research course

Public Health & Policy (Research)

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

Entry requirements

A Masters degree in a subject appropriate to the course of study to be followed, or 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 and appropriate research experience.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The Faculty is concerned with applying health, social and management sciences to major issues in public health and health services. Research focuses on international, national and local policy in relation to social and environmental factors in health; health impact assessment and analysis; the evaluation of activities aimed at health promotion and the prevention of disease; the organisation and financing of health systems; the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of health care, and quality improvement in health care; and the study of health policy processes. Staff include doctors; nurses; pharmacists; epidemiologists; statisticians; geographers; sociologists; historians; economists; psychologists and anthropologists. Our research involves studies in Europe and North America, and middle- and lower-income countries all over the world.

Department specialisms

Policy in relation to social and environmental factors in health; health impact assessment and analysis; evaluation of activities aimed at health promotion and prevention of disease; organisation and financing of health care, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of health care; quality improvement in health care; the study of health policy processes.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,850
International students
£14,450

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

Qualification and course duration

DrPH

full time
42 months
part time
42 months

PhD

part time
42 months
full time
42 months

MPhil

full time
12 months
part time
12 months

Course contact details

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