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28540 GBP/year
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About

This Control of Infectious Diseases degree from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is a multidisciplinary programme that bridges the fields of epidemiology, laboratory sciences and public health. It includes the option of choosing modules with a significant practical component and the opportunity to undertake a research project overseas. 

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Overview

This Control of Infectious Diseases degree from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine   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.

Learning Outcomes 

By the end of this Control of Infectious Diseases programme at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine students will 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

Programme Structure

Modules Include: 

  • Designing Disease Control Programmes
  • Malaria: From Science to Policy and Practice
  • Health Care Evaluation
  • Clinical Bacteriology
  • Conflict & Health
  • Design & Analysis of Epidemiological Studies
  • Population, Poverty and Environment
  • Statistical Methods in Epidemiology

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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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