London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London

Public Health

This degree covers the whole breadth of public and global health allowing students to follow a general stream of study (public health stream), which focuses mainly on high- and middle-income countries, or to concentrate on one of 5 other streams (environment and health, health economics, health promotion, health services management, health services research); the decision of which stream to follow depends on the needs of the student and can be discussed with the course directors.

Entry requirements

2nd Class Honours degree of a recognised university in an appropriate subject; applicants also require some evidence of ability in maths post-16 year education; preference is given to applicants with relevant work experience; applicants with an appropriate technical qualification and work experience, or equivalent qualifications, are also welcomed.

Course modules

Core modules include: basic statistics for public health and policy; basic epidemiology; introduction to health economics; principles of social research. Optional modules include: issues in public health; health promotion theory; health services; environment, health and sustainable development; health policy, process and power.

Assessment methods

Assessment by: project report.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,450 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 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
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,150 per Year 1 (England) 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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