12 months
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28540 GBP/year
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About

This Public Health for Development programme at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine equips students with skills needed to appreciate and analyse the state of public health in low- and middle-income countries and to design and evaluate actions to address public health concerns. We consider public health and the provision of health services from a multidisciplinary perspective.

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Overview

Students on the Public Health for Development programme at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine have substantial experience of planning or implementing public health programmes, of teaching or public-health-related research and wish to hone their critical professional skills. 

Learning Outcomes 

By the end of the programme, students will able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge, understanding and skills in core public health disciplines including epidemiology, statistics, social science research, health economics and health policy
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of current issues and topics related to public health in low- and middle-income settings
  • apply public health knowledge and skills to identify and assess public health problems in low- and middle-income countries
  • formulate appropriate public health strategies to control health problems and promote health in low- and middle-income countries
  • evaluate actions designed to improve public health in low- and middle-income countries

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Extended Epidemiology
  • Health Policy, Process & Power
  • Principles of Social Research
  • Designing Disease Control Programmes
  • Economic Evaluation
  • Health Care Evaluation

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
Upper 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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