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Medical Parasitology

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

12 months
Duration
28400 GBP/year
13530 GBP/year
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About

This Medical Parasitology programme at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine provides core training in the theoretical and practical aspects of medical parasitology, covering the protozoan and metazoan parasites of humans and the vectors which transmit them.  

Overview

Students will gain specialised skills to enable them to pursue a career in research, control or teaching related to medical parasitology.

Learning Outcomes 

By the end of this Medical Parasitology programme at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine students will be able to:

  • demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of the biology, life cycles, pathogenesis, diagnosis of parasitic infections in humans and their relevance for human health and strategies for control
  • demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of the biology and strategies for control of the vectors and intermediate hosts of human parasites
  • carry out practical laboratory identification of the various parasite stages both free and in tissues and diagnose infections
  • demonstrate specialised skills acquired through taking modules on: advanced diagnostic, molecular, immunological, genetic, chemotherapeutic, ecological and/or control aspects of the subject

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Parasitology & Entomology
  • Analysis & Design of Research Studies
  • Malaria: From Science to Policy and Practice
  • Molecular Biology & Recombinant DNA Techniques
  • Advanced Immunology 
  • Designing Disease Control Programmes in Developing Countries 

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.
  • 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.
  • 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

    28400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13530 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13530 GBP per year during 12 months.

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

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