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Research degree registration information

New student guide 2018 (pdf) 

Congratulations on being accepted onto one of LSHTM's research degree programmes. Your first week will include registration and an orientation day to introduce you to LSHTM and your degree programme. MPhil/PhD students can register for their studies in September, January or April, while DrPH students must register in September. Please refer to your offer letter for your official start date.

Get in touch with your supervisor as soon as possible to confirm your date of arrival and to arrange a time to meet in your first week. Please use the Initial Meeting between Research Degree Student and Supervisor Form (doc), as a basis for discussions at this first meeting.

As part of the compulsory induction, all research students must read the Safety Information for Research Degree Students (pdf).

MPhil/PhD students starting in September 2018

Registration & orientation
During registration & orientation, students will be welcomed to LSHTM, given brief information about some administrative areas of the School and then registered according to their faculty and degree programme. 

Registration: 24 September 2018

Doctoral Transferable Skills Programme Brief 2018-19
LSHTM is piloting a new Doctoral Transferable Skills Programme (D-TSP) for research degree candidates entering their first year. If you are starting your research degree in September 2018, January 2019 or April 2019, please read the above brief. 

International Students Welcome
The International Students Welcome will take place on the Thursday and Friday before orientation week. This is an opportunity to meet fellow students, find out about life at LSHTM and in London, and other practical matters such as UK healthcare and bank accounts. The event is aimed at international students, but UK students are also very welcome to attend.

DrPH students starting in September 2018

Registration & orientation

Registration: 24 September 2018

Doctoral Transferable Skills Programme Brief 2018-19
LSHTM is piloting a new Doctoral Transferable Skills Programme (D-TSP) for research degree candidates entering their first year. If you are starting your research degree in September 2018, January 2019 or April 2019, please read the above brief. 

International Students Welcome
The International Students Welcome will take place on the Thursday and Friday before orientation week. This is an opportunity to meet fellow students, find out about life at LSHTM and in London, and other practical matters such as UK healthcare and bank accounts. The event is aimed at international students, but UK students are also very welcome to attend.

MPhil/PhD students starting in January 2019

Registration: TBC

Orientation: TBC

MPhil/PhD students starting in April 2019

Registration: TBC

Orientation: TBC

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