M.Sc. On Campus

Reproductive and Sexual Health Research

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

12 months
25410 GBP/year
10990 GBP/year
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The Reproductive and Sexual Health Research programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine provides a non-clinical foundation in family planning, obstetric health, AIDS and sexually-transmitted infections.


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  • 91% overall student satisfaction - Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2019-20

The Reproductive and Sexual Health Research programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is designed for those interested in acquiring the research skills necessary to conduct policy-relevant research into sexual and reproductive health.

The curriculum has a focus on middle- and low-income settings but also provides excellent training in the principles and methods of research for high-income countries.


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

  • demonstrate advanced knowledge and understanding of evidence-based approaches to research of reproductive and sexual health issues
  • critically assess and apply these research approaches to inform development, health and social welfare programmes
  • demonstrate a good understanding of the socio-cultural, political and ethical issues surrounding reproductive and sexual health
  • identify and address appropriate research questions in reproductive and sexual health, using methods from a range of public health disciplines
  • demonstrate the ability to carry out key research skills and activities, including literature review, research study design, and critical analysis and application of research findings


Graduates go into public health and reproductive health programmes, evaluation of family planning programmes, research for governmental and non-governmental agencies and university teaching.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Basic Epidemiology or Extended Epidemiology
  • Foundations in Reproductive Health
  • Principles of Social Research
  • Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Health Policy, Process & Power
  • Population Studies

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

  • a second-class honours degree 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 welcomed.

Additional requirements for the MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research are:

  • evidence of numeracy skills

Any prospective student who does not meet the above minimum entry requirement, but who has relevant professional experience, may still be eligible for admission

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25410 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25410 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10990 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10990 GBP per year during 12 months.


  • Home: £5,495
  • Overseas: £12,705

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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