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.

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.


Master's degree
Health Sciences
Medical Research Delivery method Length Location
MSc Medical Statistics On campus London
Mental Health
MSc Global Mental Health On campus 1 year 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 Epidemiology 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 Epidemiology 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 Public Health On campus London
MSc Public Health for Development On campus London
MSc Public Health for Eye Care On campus London
MSc Sexual & Reproductive Health Policy and Programming On campus London
MSc Tropical Medicine & International Health On campus London
Sexual & Reproductive Health
MSc Reproductive & Sexual Health Research Online / Distance London
Veterinary Science
MSc Veterinary Epidemiology On campus London
Natural Sciences
MSc Medical Microbiology On campus London
MSc Medical Parasitology On campus London
Life Sciences
MSc One Health: Ecosystems, Humans and Animals On campus London
Physical Sciences
MSc Health Data Science On campus 1 year London



Virtual Open Days 2023

Join our virtual open days on 7 - 9 February to join live webinars and Q&A sessions with our programme directors, current students and student services. Activities will include:

  • Introductory talks on research and study at LSHTM
  • Information booths about or courses and student services
  • Admissions advice
  • Careers webinar

You will also be able to access a number of useful links from the latest prospectus and programme videos to student community and careers advice you can browse throughout the event - all in one place!

Event dates:

Date:   2/7/2023    Time:   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM   Learn more
Date:   2/8/2023    Time:   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM   Learn more
Date:   2/9/2023    Time:   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM   Learn more

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Why study at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

LSHTM is highly ranked in various university league tables, winning the Queen’s Anniversary Prize in 2021 in recognition of its response to COVID-19 and pandemic preparedness, as well as being #1 in the UK and #3 in the world for Public Health in the ShanghaiRankings (2021).

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.

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 Europe rankings 2023 Top 10 Global rankings 2023 Top 10 Europe rankings 2021 badge

Awards & Accreditations

#1 in Europe for
research impact in science

CWTS Leiden Ranking (2019)

#3 in the world for Public Health

 ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (2020)

#4 in the world for Infectious Diseases

US News Best Global Universities Subject Ranking (2021)


Average rating 4.7

Based on 10 reviews.


A supportive and engaging learning environment for students

Boma I.D

It is a wonderful programme and initiative to encourage studies in an International Environment.


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.


London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Keppel Street
WC1E 7HT London
United Kingdom

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