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Nutrition for Global Health

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
24200 GBP/year
10470 GBP/year
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About

The Nutrition for Global Health programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine provides training in public health nutrition in a global setting. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

An integrated programme covers epidemiological, dietary, public health, social and biological aspects of nutritional science. Specialist topics include: maternal and child nutrition; nutrition in emergencies; nutrition programme planning, evaluation and monitoring; nutrition-related chronic disease. 

The Nutrition for Global Health programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine focuses is on nutritional problems in low and middle-income countries – although skills and learning outcomes are widely applicable to all populations globally.

The programme attracts graduates from many countries and various disciplines who wish to equip themselves for global health nutrition research and teaching, operational work in the field or community nutrition programmes, work in public health nutrition, including health promotion and nutrition education, and for policy and programme planning in nutrition.

The MSc has been designed to focus on nutritional problems in low- and middle-income countries. This course is not a dietetic qualification.

Careers

Graduates work for local and national governments, NGOs, international agencies, academic institutions, and in fields ranging from food emergencies to research on nutrient-gene interactions.

  • Dentist
  • Dietitian and Nutritionist
  • Humanitarian Nutrition Trainee
  • Nutrition Business Development Officer
  • Nutrition Consultant
  • Nutritional Researcher
  • Project Co-Ordinator
  • Public Health Dietician
  • Health and Nutrition Area Co-Ordinator
  • Humanitarian Affairs Officer

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Fundamental Public Health Nutrition
  • Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Basic Epidemiology
  • Principles of Social Research
  • Foundations for Health Promotion
  • Health Policy, Process and Power

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • an upper second-class honours degree (2:1) 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
  • a registrable qualification appropriate to the course of study to be followed, in medicine, dentistry or veterinary studies

Applications with an appropriate technical qualification, or equivalent qualification and experience from overseas, are also encouraged.

  • Applicants who have worked in nutrition, health or other relevant global nutrition activities will be given preference. It is essential that applicants from a non-nutrition or health background prepare both for their application and the MSc through pre-programme reading. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10470 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10470 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time:

  • Home: £5,235 
  • Overseas: £12,100 

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.

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