12 months
28540 GBP/year
12330 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Nutrition for Global Health programme at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine provides training in public health nutrition in a global setting. An integrated programme covers epidemiological, dietary, public health, social and biological aspects of nutritional science.

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The Nutrition for Global Health programme at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine   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. 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this programme students will be able to:

  • demonstrate an advanced knowledge of public health nutrition at biological, social & policy levels
  • assess critically, select and apply a range of appropriate research skills and techniques, including: anthropometry, dietary analysis, statistics, epidemiology, qualitative methods, research, computing & information retrieval
  • interpret and synthesise different types of data used to analyse and assess nutritional problems at population and population sub-group levels
  • evaluate critically the findings of scientific studies on public health nutrition

Programme Structure

Modules include:

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

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

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to be admitted to the MSc Nutrition for Global Health, an applicant must:
  • hold either a first degree at Upper Second Class Honours (2:1) standard in a relevant discipline, or a degree in medicine recognised by the UK General Medical Council (GMC) for the purposes of practising medicine in the UK, or another degree of equivalent standard awarded by an overseas institution recognised by UK ENIC.
  • or
  • hold a professional qualification appropriate to the programme of study to be followed obtained by written examinations and judged by LSHTM to be equivalent to an Upper Second Class Honours degree or above.
  • or
  • have relevant professional experience or training which is judged by LSHTM to be equivalent to an Upper Second Class Honours degree or above.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28540 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28540 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12330 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12330 GBP per year during 12 months.


  • Home £6,165 /year
  • EU/Overseas £14,270 /year

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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