Modules - intensive


Module availability

The link below shows all the modules offered by the School. Module specifications provide full details about the aims and objectives of each module, what you will study, how the module is assessed and whether there are any prerequisites that have to be met before registering for the module.

Module schedule

Each module takes place once per year. Teaching for Term 1 modules usually occurs over ten weeks, and five weeks for Terms 2 and 3 modules. The time students are required to attend the School will vary according to the teaching strategy of the module, but will usually be 20-45 hours for Term 1 modules and 50-60 hours for Terms 2 and 3 modules. Learning time, including reading, is estimated to be 150 hours per module.

The module specification indicates the timetable slot (AB1, C1 etc.) for the module, which corresponds to the below terms and teaching times. See term dates

Term Modules Notes

Term 1 (Autumn)

AB1 modules Refer to module specification for teaching schedule

Term 2 (Spring)

C1 modules, 9am Mon – 12.30pm Wed

C2 modules, 2pm Wed – 5pm Fri
Before reading week

D1 modules, 9am Mon – 12.30pm Wed

D2 modules, 2pm Wed – 5pm Fri

After reading week

Term 3 (Summer)

E modules Refer to module specification for teaching schedule

Modules in the same half of the week run concurrently and only one of these may be taken in any given year.

Please note that the application deadlines and module fees below apply to external module students only. Different timelines and fees apply to blended learning MSc students.

Module fees 

  • To be confirmed

Changes to the course

LSHTM will seek to deliver this course in accordance with the description set out in this course page. However, there may be situations in which it is desirable or necessary for the School to make changes in course provision, either before or after registration. For further information, please see our changes to courses page

London-based modules

Term 1 modules are not offered as stand-alone modules in 2021/22.  Details of available Term 2 & 3 modules will be published in November 2021.

We also have modules available to study by distance learning.

Module Term
Abortion Policy and Programming Term 2 - D1
Advanced Diagnostic Parasitology Term 2 - C2
Advanced Immunology 1 Term 2 - C1
Advanced Immunology 2 Term 2 - C2
Advanced Statistical Methods in Epidemiology Term 3 - E
Advanced Statistical Modelling Term 3 - E
Advanced Training in Molecular Biology Term 2 - D1
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Term 2 - C2
Analysis of Electronic Health Record Data Term 2 - D2
Analysing Survey and Population Data Term 3 - E
Analysis & Design of Research Studies Term 1 
Analysis of Hierarchical and other Dependent Data Term 2 - D1
Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Term 3 - E
Applying Communicable Disease Control Term 2 - D1
Applying Public Health Principles Term 3 - E
Bacteriology & Virology Term 1
Basic Epidemiology Term 1
Basic Statistics for Public Health & Policy Term 1
Basic Parasitology Term 2 - D1
Cell Biology of Host Pathogen Interactions Term 2 - D2
Childhood Eye Diseases and Ocular Infections Term 2 - C1
Clinical Trials Term 1
Clinical Bacteriology 1 Term 2 - C2
Clinical Bacteriology 2 Term 2 - D2
Clinical Virology Term 2 - C1
Conflict and Health Term 2 - C2
Control of Sexually Transmitted Infections Term 2 - D1
Current Issues in Maternal and Perinatal Health Term 2 - D1
Data Challenge Term 2 - C2
Demographic Methods Term 1
Design and Analysis of Epidemiological Studies Term 2 - C2
Design and Evaluation of Mental Health Programmes Term 2 - D2
Designing Disease Control Programmes Term 2 - C1
Economic Analysis for Health Policy Term 2 - D1
Economic Evaluation Term 2 - C1
Environment, Health and Sustainable Development Term 1
Environmental Epidemiology Term 2 - D2
Environmental Health Policy Term 3 - E
Epidemiological Methods Applied to Eye Diseases Term 1
Epidemiology and -omics Term 1
Epidemiology for Health Data Science Term 1
Epidemiology in Practice Term 1
Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases Term 2 - D2
Epidemiology of Non-communicable Diseases Term 2 - D1
Ethics, Public Health and Human Rights Term 2 - D2
Evaluation of Public Health Interventions Term 2 - D1
Evidence Based Public Health Policy & Practice Term 1
Extended Epidemiology Term 1
Extended Project Term 2/3 - D1
Family Planning Programmes Term 2 - C2
Foundations for Health Promotion Term 1
Foundations in Reproductive Health Term 1
Foundations of Global Eye Health and Eye Care Programmes (formerly Public Health Programmes in Eye Care: Principles & Examples) Term 1
Foundations of Medical Statistics Term 1
Fundamental Public Health Nutrition Term 1
Gender and Reproductive Rights Term 2 - C1
Generalized Linear Models Term 2 - C1
Genomics Health Data Term 2 - D1
Global Disability and Mental Health Term 2 - D2
Globalisation and Health Term 2 - D2
Health Care Evaluation Term 2 - C1
Health Data Management Term 1
Health Decision Science Term 2 - D2
Health Policy and Systems for Sexual and Reproductive Health Term 1
Health Policy, Process & Power Term 1
Health Promotion Approaches and Methods Term 2 - C1
Health Services Term 1
Health Services Management Term 3 - E
Health Systems Term 2 - C2
History and Health Term 2 - C2
HIV Term 3 - E
Immunology of Infectious Diseases Term 1
Immunology of Clinical Diseases Term 2 - D1
Immunology of Parasitic Infection Term 2 - D2
Implementing Eye Care Skills and Resources Term 2 - D1
Integrated Vector Management Term 3 - E
Integrating Module: Health Promotion Term 3 - E
Introduction to Disease Agents & Their Control Term 1
Introduction to Global Mental Health (formerly Fundamentals in Global Mental Health) Term 1
Introduction to Health Data Science Term 1
Introduction to Health Economics Term 1
Introduction to Statistical Computing Term 1
Issues in Public Health Term 1
Machine Learning Term 2 - C1
Malaria: from Science to Policy and Practice Term 2 - C1
Maternal and Child Nutrition Term 2 - C1
Medical Anthropology and Public Health Term 2 - D1
Modelling and the Dynamics of Infectious Diseases Term 2 - D1
Molecular Biology Term 1
Molecular Biology and Recombinant DNA Techniques Term 2 - C1
Molecular Research in Infectious Diseases (suspended for 2022-23)  
Molecular Virology Term 2 - C2
Mycology Term 3 - E
Neglected Tropical Diseases Term 3 - E
Non-communicable Eye Disease Term 2 - C2
Nutrition in Emergencies Term 2 - D1
Nutrition Programme Planning Term 3 - E
Nutrition Related Chronic Diseases Term 2 - D2
Organisational Management Term 2 - D1
Parasitology & Entomology Term 1
Pathogen Genomics Term 3 - E
Population Studies Term 1
Population Dynamics and Projections Term 2 - D2
Population Poverty and Environment (suspended for 2022-23)  
Practical Research Skills Term 2 - C1
Principles and Practice of Public Health Term 3 - E
Principles of Social Research Term 1
Programme Monitoring and Implementation Research Term 2 - C1
Programming Term 1
Proposal Development Term 3 - E
Qualitative Methodologies Term 2 - C2
Research Design and Analysis Term 2- C1
Reviewing the Literature Term 2 - D2
Robust Statistical Methods Term 1 - second half of Term 1
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Term 1
Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy and Programming Term 2 - D2
Sexual Health Term 2 - D2
Skills for Field Projects in Eye Care Term 1
Social Epidemiology Term 2 - D1
Sociological Approaches to Health Term 2 - C1
Spatial Epidemiology in Public Health Term 2 - D1
Statistical Methods in Epidemiology Term 2 - C2
Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health (EPH) Term 1
Statistics for Health Data Science Term 1
Study Design: Writing a Study Proposal Term 2 - C1
Survival Analysis and Bayesian Statistics Term 2 - D2
Tropical Medicine, Parasitology and Public Health Term 1

Understanding and Applying Research Evidence

Term 1
Understanding Leadership, Management & Organisations Term 1
Vaccine Immunology Term 3 - E
Vector Biology and Vector Parasite Interactions Term 2 - D2
Vector Sampling Identification and Incrimination Term 2 - D1
Water Sanitation and Hygiene and Health Term 2 - D1
How to apply
How to apply

Applications are currently closed.

Please note that the School gives priority to the needs of students registering for masters and research degrees, and so places on any module may be limited.

Visa information

Please refer to the current visa requirements for short course participants.