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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Established in 1899, The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is dedicated to improving health worldwide through training the next generation of health leaders to address major public and global health challenges. This year, LSHTM celebrates 120 years of health innovation.

LSHTM has a unique range and depth of work integrating laboratory, clinical, population and social sciences, and delivers a wide range of health programmes, both in London and by distance learning.

LSHTM is famed for its international, cultural, professional and academic diversity. Students benefit from exposure to a broad range of perspectives, which expands their knowledge across a multitude of disciplines. Programmes are taught by experts in their field, whose own research often informs the teaching curriculum.

LSHTM is highly ranked in various university league tables, winning the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in recognition of its response to the Ebola outbreak was named #1 University of the Year by Times Higher Education in 2016/17.

Teaching staff are all experts in their respective fields and continue as active researchers, bringing their wealth of experience and up-to-date knowledge directly into the lecture halls and seminar rooms. Many of the staff are well renowned, so students may find themselves being taught by figures they have read about in previous studies.


Master's degree
Computer Science & IT
Data Science & Analytics Delivery method Length Location
MSc Health Data Science On campus 1 year London
Health & Well-Being
MSc Epidemiology On campus, Online / Distance London
MSc in Epidemiology Online / Distance London
MSc Medical Statistics On campus London
MSc Nutrition for Global Health On campus London
Public Health
MSc Control of Infectious Diseases On campus London
MSc Demography & Health On campus London
MSc Health Policy, Planning & Financing On campus London
MSc Immunology of Infectious Diseases On campus London
MSc in Clinical Trials Online / Distance London
MSc in Global Health Policy Online / Distance London
MSc in Infectious Diseases Online / Distance London
MSc in Public Health Online / Distance London
MSc Medical Entomology for Disease Control On campus London
MSc Public Health On campus London
MSc Public Health for Development On campus London
MSc Public Health for Eye Care On campus London
MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research On campus London
MSc Tropical Medicine & International Health On campus London
Social Work
MSc Global Mental Health On campus 1 year London
Animal Science
MSc One Health: Ecosystems, Humans and Animals On campus London
MSc Veterinary Epidemiology On campus London
MSc Medical Microbiology On campus London
MSc Medical Parasitology On campus London

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Why study at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

LSHTM is highly ranked in various university league tables:

  • #1 in Europe for research impact in sciences by CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019
  • #3 in the world for Public Health in ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020
  • #4 in the world for Infectious Diseases in US News Best Global Universities Subject Ranking 2021


Average rating 4.6

Based on 8 reviews.

Incredible, engaging, inspiring and facilitative course. All lecturers and staff were kind and compassionate and extremely intelligent, and made our taught content a pleasure to learn. LSHTM itself is a close-knit community where everyone supports one another and helps each other to achieve their full potential.
Doris Ngela’ah
Rich diversity, great teaching methods delivered by experts. A truly welcoming environment for any international student.
I anticipated an intense, busy year, during which our knowledge and skills would grow along with our networks. I wasn't wrong. The London School offers a heavy MSc RSHR programme, but also exemplary student support services. The location on Keppel Street, in the heart of Bloomsbury really brought us to the education haven with such history. Duri...
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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Keppel Street
WC1E 7HT London
United Kingdom

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