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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 Health & Safety information on the intranet.

MPhil/PhD students starting in January 2019

Registration: 14 January 2019

Doctoral Transferable Skills Programme 
LSHTM is piloting a new Doctoral Transferable Skills Programme (D-TSP) for research degree candidates entering their first year. The D-TSP includes three blocks of short professional development courses designed to enhance your research and transferable skills. Find out more about the transferable skills programme.

MPhil/PhD students starting in April 2019

Registration: 24 April 2019

MPhil/PhD students starting in September 2018

The information below relates to our September 2018 research degree programmes and can be referred to as a guide. Information for 2019 will be available from summer 2019. 

Registration & orientation
During registration & orientation, students will be welcomed to LSHTM, given brief information about some administrative areas of LSHTM 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.

DrPH students starting in September 2018

The information below relates to our September 2018 research degree programmes and can be referred to as a guide. Information for 2019 will be available from summer 2019. 

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.

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