London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London
Nutrition for Global Health
The course aims to provide comprehensive training in public health nutrition in a global setting with the choice of specialising in a number of topics and in a range of contexts; it provides an integrated programme covering dietary, epidemiological, public health, social and biological aspects of nutritional science.
Upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a recognised university in a subject appropriate to the course of study; applicants who have worked in health-related activities in developing countries will be given preference; applicants without the minimum entry requirements but with relevant professional experience may still be eligible for admission.
Core modules include: fundamental public health nutrition; statistics for epidemiology and public health; basic epidemiology; maternal and child nutrition; nutrition-related chronic disease. Optional modules include: principles of social research; health promotion theory; health policy, process and power; design and analysis of epidemiological studies; family planning programmes; history and health; qualitative methodologies; statistical methods in epidemiology; current issues in safe motherhood and perinatal health; epidemiology of non-communicable diseases; nutrition in emergencies; tropical environmental health; advance statistical methods in epidemiology; analysing survey and population data; applying public health principles in developing countries; nutrition programme planning; principles and practice of public health.
Assessed by: project report.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 19,450 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,300 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,150 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 9,725 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine||Camden||WC1E 7HT||South East|
020 7299 4646