M.Sc. On Campus

One Health - Ecosystems, Humans and Animals

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

12 months
22710 GBP/year
12570 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The One Health - Ecosystems, Humans and Animals at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine  addresses a broad range of topics under the One Health paradigm and provides a foundation in the principles of diseases in the context of sociological systems, global health and food safety. Students develop skills related to methodology, transdisciplinary interactions and using a systems approach.


  • #3 in the world for Public Health - ShanghaiRanking 2020
  • #3 in Public, Environmental and Occupational Health and #4 in Infectious Diseases (US News Best Global Universities Subject Ranking 2021)
  • 91% overall student satisfaction - Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2019-20

Graduates from this One Health - Ecosystems, Humans and Animals at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine will have the knowledge and skills provided by experienced scientists in order to be able to respond rapidly and effectively to outbreaks of disease as well as controlling endemic disease at the interface between humans, animals and the environment. 

This course is also available as a Postgraduate Diploma


By the end of this programme, students should be able to:

  • understand the One Health concept and approach problem solving using a transdisciplinary methodology
  • understand the origin, context and drivers of infectious disease at the human, animal and environment interface
  • evaluate impacts of multi-host infections on human, animal and ecosystem health and economics directly, or indirectly via food, vectors or the environment
  • develop a One Health systems approach to complex disease issues in monitoring, surveillance, diagnosis, prevention and control
  • critically review published literature
  • design and complete a research project (MSc only)

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Foundations of One Health (RVC)
  • Infectious Disease Emergence (RVC)
  • Economics of One Health (RVC)
  • One Health Skills Development (RVC)
  • Medical Anthropology and Public Health (LSHTM)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have a first- or second-class university honours degree or equivalent. Individuals with degrees in biological sciences, veterinary or human medicine, animal sciences, social sciences, statistics and economics, are all encouraged to apply. 
  • Applicants from overseas will be required to provide evidence of proficiency in spoken and written English, including scientific usage and comprehension.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22710 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22710 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12570 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12570 GBP per year during 12 months.


  • Home: £6,390
  • Overseas: £11,460

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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