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Tropical Medicine and International Health

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

12 months
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26680 GBP/year
11750 GBP/year
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This Tropical Medicine and International Health programme from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine aims to develop the careers of doctors whose interest is the practice of medicine in tropical and low- and middle-income countries. 

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Overview

It aims to enhance evidence-based decision making in tropical medicine, international health, and the underpinning disciplines through a wide choice of modules including small group clinically focused teaching.

Learning Outcomes 

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

  • demonstrate understanding of the causation, pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnosis, management, and control of the major parasitic, bacterial, and viral, and noncommunicable diseases affecting tropical and developing countries
  • demonstrate a critical understanding of the evidence base of tropical medicine and disease control in developing countries and of its application in the practice of evidence-based tropical medicine and disease control
  • demonstrate understanding and skills in diagnostic parasitology microbiology and entomology through the selection of appropriate testing methods and the preparation and examination of biological specimens for identification of common parasitic and bacterial pathogens and associated vectors
  • demonstrate understanding of the application of basic epidemiological principles, including selecting an appropriate study design to address a given clinical or public health problem

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Advanced Immunology 
  • Childhood Eye Disease and Ocular Infections
  • Designing Disease Control Programmes
  • Economic Evaluation
  • Generalised Linear Models
  • Health Care Evaluation

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, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to be admitted to the MSc Tropical Medicine & International Health, an applicant must have a degree in medicine and be a registered medical practitioner. 
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have at least two years of experience working in clinical medicine (in any country) with recent professional experience in a relevant discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26680 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26680 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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