London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London

Tropical Medicine and International Health

The course aims to develop the careers of doctors whose interest is the practice of medicine in tropical and developing countries and global health; the course provides training in clinical tropical medicine and a broad choice of study modules to enable students to develop or extend interests in a wide variety of subjects relevant to the practice of medicine in tropical and developing country environments; most students also take the diploma of tropical medicine and hygiene, an accredited clinical qualification in tropical medicine during the year, which provides a comprehensive review of the major infectious diseases and related public health issues; this course builds on previous medical training and experience to develop relevant transferable skills.

Entry requirements

Either a 2nd Class Honours degree of a recognised UK university; or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard; or a registerable qualification in medicine, dentistry or veterinary studies appropriate to the programme; applicants with an appropriate technical qualification are also welcomed; applicants without these entry requirements but with relevant professional experience may be eligible for admission; students are normally practising doctors, have a degree in medicine and are registered medical practitioners; candidates with a minimum of 2 years' experience working in clinical medicine will be given preference.

Course modules

Core modules: parasitology and entomology; analysis and design of research studies; clinical trials; critical skills for tropical medicine; parasitology and entomology. Plus optional modules.

Assessment methods

Assessed by: project report.

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship available for overseas students: £3,000 towards fees.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,450 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,150 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,725 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,150 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,150 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,150 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Camden WC1E 7HT South East

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