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

Ranking

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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