12 months
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24200 GBP/year
10470 GBP/year
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About

The Public Health programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to enable them to address public health challenges through research and practice.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Public Health programme at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine covers the whole breadth of public health, encompassing low-, middle- and high-income countries. 

It reflects local, national and international public health agendas, and provides the opportunity to explore public health issues in depth with academics, researchers and practitioners.

After a series of compulsory core modules, students will be able to focus on a specialised stream of study, including the option to follow a general public health programme. On successful completion of the programme, students will receive a Master's degree in Public Health. This will reflect their choice of stream:

  • Environment & Health
  • Health Economics
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Services Management
  • Health Services Research
  • Public Health (General stream)

Careers

Graduates from this programme enter a diverse range of positions in public health, research, NGOs, health programmes, health services, government, policy and planning.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Basic Statistics for Public Health & Policy
  • Basic Epidemiology
  • Issues in Public Health
  • Principles of Social Research
  • Environment, Health & Sustainable Development
  • Health Policy, Process & Power

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

An upper second class honours degree (2:1) from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Additional requirement: applicants for the MSc Public Health (all streams) will need to provide some evidence of ability in mathematics, post-16 year education. This could include:

  • "A" level or a higher school certificate,
  • a module within an undergraduate degree (such as quantitative methods, epidemiology or statistics)
  • statistics studied as part of a general research methods course.

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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