24 months
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14520 GBP/year
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About

The Public Health (Distance Learning) programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine provides students with the knowledge and skills to contribute to the improved health of populations and particular groups within them through the promotion of health and prevention of diseases.

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Overview

Students are instructed in the development, use and critical evaluation of conceptual models, evidence, methods of analysis, and practical interventions.

Education

The Public Health (Distance Learning) programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine provides students with the knowledge and skills to address diverse public health issues in low, middle and high income settings.  The varied curriculum allows students to opt for a broad range of knowledge or to concentrate on specialised areas. 

The programme offers four alternative streams; the general Public Health stream and three specialist streams: Environment and Health; Health Promotion and Health Services Management.

Students on this programme come from diverse backgrounds. Many are health professionals working at a service or policy level, while others wish to obtain public health skills that they can apply to their work in development, community services, government, research or teaching.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Analytical Models for Decision Making
  • Economic Analysis for Management & Policy
  • Economic Evaluation
  • Environmental Epidemiology
  • Environmental Health Policy
  • Health Care Evaluation
  • Globalisation & Health

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • Postgraduate Certificate – 60 credits
  • Postgraduate Diploma – 120 credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
First Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

A first or second class honours degree or the equivalent, in a subject appropriate to the course, from a university or other institution acceptable to the University of London.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14520 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14520 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    14520 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14520 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Postgraduate Diploma £11,500
  • Postgraduate Certificate £8,500

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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