12 months
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24200 GBP/year
10470 GBP/year
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About

The Control of Infectious Diseases programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine bridges the fields of epidemiology, laboratory sciences and public health in the context of disease control.

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Overview

The Control of Infectious Diseases programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine includes a strong practical component and the opportunity to undertake a research project overseas with collaborating public health or research organisations and NGOs. 

The programme trains students in all aspects of the control of infectious diseases and prepares them for a career in a range of organisations.

This programme will equip students with specialised skills that will facilitate a career in the control of infectious diseases as staff of health ministries, health departments, national or international disease control agencies, aid organisations or universities.

Objectives

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

  • investigate the transmission of endemic and epidemic infections
  • select appropriate methods of control
  • design, implement and evaluate co-ordinated control methods
  • assess constraints of local public health delivery systems
  • manage available resources in the context of the control of infectious diseases
  • focus their efforts on particular geographical regions or specific diseases

Careers

Graduates from this programme enter a diverse range of positions and organisations across the fields of epidemiology, laboratory sciences and public health.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Basic Epidemiology
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy, Process and Power 
  • Extended Epidemiology 

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

  • 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; applicants with a strong academic background in ancillary subjects will also be considered
  • a registrable qualification appropriate to the course of study to be followed, in medicine, dentistry or veterinary studies

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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