Public Health for Eye Care, M.Sc. | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine | London, United Kingdom
12 months
Duration
28540 GBP/year
12330 GBP/year
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About

This Public Health for Eye Care programme at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine provides ophthalmic professionals with the knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability in their populations by developing an evidence-based public health approach for the control and management of blinding eye diseases. 

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Overview

It enables students to contribute effectively at a local, national and international level in research, training and service delivery.

The training will enable students to develop a public health oriented approach to eye care services and the control of blindness in keeping with the objectives of Vision 2020: The Right to Sight.

Learning Outcomes 

By the end of this Public Health for Eye Care programme from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine students will be able to:

  • describe the basic epidemiology of the major blinding eye diseases
  • design and interpret studies to assess public health eye care needs using appropriate research methods
  • critically appraise and select appropriate public health interventions for the major blinding eye diseases
  • design a comprehensive eye care programme for appropriate preventive and therapeutic measures for a community
  • develop the skills necessary for resource mobilisation, management and evaluation of local comprehensive eye care programmes and integration into health systems
  • discuss the importance of disability in the global context, appraise the epidemiology of visual and impairment leading to disability and the impact of disability on people’s lives

Programme Structure

Modules Include: 

  • Basic Epidemiology
  • Basic Statistics for Public Health & Policy
  • Epidemiological Methods Applied to Eye Diseases
  • Foundations of Global Eye Health and Eye Care Programmes
  • Skills for Field Projects in Eye Care
  • Childhood Eye Disease and Ocular Infections

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to be admitted to an LSHTM master's degree programme, an applicant must:
  • hold either a first degree at Second Class Honours 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 a Second Class Honours degree or above.
  • or
  • have relevant professional experience or training which is judged by LSHTM to be equivalent to a 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.

Part-time

  • 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.

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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