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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Keppel Street London,
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United Kingdom
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Study programmes

LSHTM offers a wide range of both London-based Master’s and flexible, online Distance learning programmes that can be completed within 2 to 5 years. Programmes can be studied full-time or part-time.

Master's Studies

Our master's degrees can be tailored individually to your personal learning needs and career goals through a choice of specialised elective modules. Our programmes are stimulating, with a truly global outlook, and dedicated, experienced staff, who are often active researchers themselves, carry out the teaching.

Research degrees

We offer Research degrees including MPhil/PhD and Doctorates in Public Health.

LSHTM has three Faculties:

•Epidemiology and Population Health

•Infectious and Tropical Diseases

•Public Health and Policy

A rich, international le
arning environment

Studying at LSHTM, whether in London or by distance learning, gives you access to a wealth of knowledge and expertise. This is done through contact with students and staff from very diverse backgrounds, the fusion of which provides a rich environment for our students to learn, as you can tap into each other’s wealth of personal, professional and academic experience. We have staff from 68 different countries of origin, and both London-based and distance learning students from 150 different countries of origin.

Practical and career-focused

Our MSc programmes will equip you with a comprehensive knowledge base and a toolkit of practical skills to develop a successful career in public & global health. All programmes play a key role in responding to public health challenges around the world. LSHTM graduates go on to diverse career paths, becoming clinicians, policy-makers, academics and laboratory scientists, to name just a few.

University Highlights

Total students - 916


International students - 592


Total faculty staff - 653


Total students - 916


International students - 592


Total faculty staff - 653

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