London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Course Introduction

This degree covers the whole breadth of public and global health allowing students to follow a general stream of study (public health stream), which focuses mainly on high' and middle'income countries, or to concentrate on one of 5 other streams (environment and health, health economics, health promotion, health services management, health services research); the decision of which stream to follow depends on the needs of the student and can be discussed with the course directors.

Course Modules

Core modules include: basic statistics for public health and policy; basic epidemiology; introduction to health economics; principles of social research. Optional modules include: issues in public health; health promotion theory; health services; environment, health and sustainable development; health policy, process and power.

Course Additional Entry

2nd Class Honours degree of a recognised university in an appropriate subject; applicants also require some evidence of ability in maths post'16 year education; preference is given to applicants with relevant work experience; applicants with an appropriate technical qualification and work experience, or equivalent qualifications, are also welcomed.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £20,450  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,700  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,725  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,150  Academic year. First year home fees