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About London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

 

Join a global community of changemakers and health experts dedicated to improving health worldwide.


Master's Studies

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.

LSHTM offers a wide range of master's degrees that can be studied full-time or part-time. Our programmes 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.

Highly ranked in various university league tables, LSHTM was named:

 

  • #1 in Europe for research impact in sciences by CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019

  • #3 in the world for public health in ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020

  • #4 in the world for Infectious Diseases by US News Global Universities Subject Ranking 2021

     

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 learning 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 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.

About London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

 

Join a global community of changemakers and health experts dedicated to improving health worldwide.


Master's Studies

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.

LSHTM offers a wide range of master's degrees that can be studied full-time or part-time. Our programmes 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.

Highly ranked in various university league tables, LSHTM was named:

 

  • #1 in Europe for research impact in sciences by CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019

  • #3 in the world for public health in ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020

  • #4 in the world for Infectious Diseases by US News Global Universities Subject Ranking 2021

     

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 learning 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 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.

Available programs

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. Founded by Sir Patrick Manson, LSHTM began as the London School of Tropical Medicine in 1899 at the London Docks, and nineteen students formed the first intake admitted on 2 October 1899. LSHTM is now based in Bloomsbury, where it has two main sites at Keppel Street and Tavistock Place. Today, our staff, students and alumni work in government, academia, international agencies and health services across the world. This year, LSHTM celebrates 120 years of health innovation.

LSHTM delivers expert training to the next generation of global health leaders to strengthen systems and prevent outbreaks. All of these programmes are taught at postgraduate level and are taught by experts in their field. Students will receive rigorous training in a wide range of disciplines, which will equip them with the tools and advanced research skills they need to launch their public health career.


LSHTM is highly ranked in various university league tables:

•#1 in Europe for research impact in sciences by CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019

•#3 in the world for public health in ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020

•#4 in the world for Infectious Diseases in US News Best Global Universities Subject Ranking 2021

•Awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2017

•Named #1 University of the Year by Times Higher Education in 2016/17


An internationally recognised research institution, LSHTM:

•Is a dynamic, international environment: students and alumni come from over 150 countries with over 40% from outside Europe.

•Has global career prospects: LSHTM graduates work in over 180 countries worldwide.

• Has full-time and part-time study options available, as well as flexible, online courses & intercalated study of Medical degrees. Research degrees and short courses (London-based and online) are also available.

•Belongs to the prestigious University of London consortium.


Free Online Courses

LSHTM also offers a range of free online courses as a way for students and professionals benefit from our cutting-edge research and world-class teaching.

These courses cover important topics linked to global health and give an introductory overview at postgraduate level. Courses are regularly updated and available at different times of the year, and new courses are continuously developed.

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Rankings & ratings

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is one of the top public universities in London, United Kingdom. It is ranked #24 in QS WUR Ranking By Subject 2024.

QS WUR Ranking By Subject

  • 2013
    #101-150
  • 2014
    #51-100
  • 2015
    #201-250
  • 2015
    #32
  • 2016
    #201-250
  • 2016
    #29
  • 2017
    #251-300
  • 2017
    #201-250
  • 2017
    #25
  • 2017
    #251-300
  • 2017
    #51-100
  • 2017
    #=38
  • 2018
    #201-250
  • 2018
    #=35
  • 2018
    #251-300
  • 2018
    #51-100
  • 2018
    #=21
  • 2018
    #251-300
  • 2019
    #251-300
  • 2019
    #251-300
  • 2019
    #=27
  • 2019
    #201-250
  • 2019
    #54
  • 2020
    #51
  • 2020
    #40
  • 2020
    #251-300
  • 2020
    #251-300
  • 2020
    #251-300
  • 2020
    #25
  • 2021
    #23
  • 2021
    #251-300
  • 2021
    #251-300
  • 2021
    #44
  • 2021
    #=43
  • 2021
    #251-300
  • 2022
    #42
  • 2022
    #=25
  • 2022
    #101-120
  • 2022
    #251-300
  • 2022
    #301-350
  • 2022
    #301-350
  • 2022
    #43
  • 2023
    #42
  • 2023
    #351-400
  • 2023
    #201-250
  • 2023
    #18
  • 2023
    #201-250
  • 2023
    #51-70
  • 2024
    #=40
  • 2024
    #151-200
  • 2024
    #201-250
  • 2024
    #201-250
  • 2024
    #101-130
  • 2024
    #101-150
  • 2024
    #24
  • 2024
    #101-150

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