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One Health - Ecosystems, Humans and Animals

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
22710 GBP/year
12570 GBP/year
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About

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.

Overview

  • #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

Objectives

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

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
Upper Second Class

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
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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

  • International

    22710 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22710 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    12570 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12570 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time:

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

Funding

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