Master's degrees

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Specialised programmes, recognised worldwide

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.

Programme Mode of study
MSc Clinical Trials (DL) Distance learning
MSc Control of Infectious Diseases London campus
MSc Demography & Health London campus
MSc Epidemiology London campus
MSc Epidemiology (DL) Distance learning
MSc Global Health Policy (DL) Distance learning
MSc Global Mental Health London campus
MSc Health Data Science London campus
MSc Health Policy Planning & Financing London campus
MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases London campus
MSc Infectious Diseases (DL) Distance learning
MSc Medical Entomology for Disease Control London campus
MSc Medical Microbiology London campus
MSc Medical Parasitology London campus
MSc Medical Statistics London campus
MSc Nutrition for Global Health London campus
MSc One Health: Ecosystems, Humans and Animals London campus
MSc Public Health London campus
MSc Public Health (DL) Distance learning
MSc Public Health for Development London campus
MSc Public Health for Eye Care London campus
MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research London campus
MSc Tropical Medicine & International Health London campus
MSc Veterinary Epidemiology London campus


LSHTM consistently ranks highly in various global university league tables:

  • #1 in the UK and #3 in the world for Public Health (ShanghaiRanking 2020)
  • #9 in the UK in social sciences and public health (US News Best Global Universities Ranking 2019)
  • #1 in the world for tropical medicine (Centre for World University Rankings 2017)
  • #1 University of the Year 2016/17 (Times Higher Education award)

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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 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.

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