This course provides students with the valuable knowledge and practical skills to contribute to improving the health of populations and particular groups within them health promotion and prevention of diseases, the development and evaluation of care practices and the investigation and control of environmental threats to health. Students are instructed in the development, use and critical evaluation of conceptual models, evidence, methods of analysis, and practical interventions.

The programme provides students with the knowledge and skills to address diverse public health issues in low, middle and high income settings. The varied curriculum allows students to opt for a broad range of knowledge or to concentrate on specialised areas. The programme offers four alternative streams; the general Public Health stream and three specialist streams: Environment and Health; Health Promotion and Health Services Management.

Students on this programme come from diverse backgrounds. Many are health professionals working at a service or policy level, while others wish to obtain public health skills that they can apply to their work in development, community services, government, research or teaching.

Distance learning with LSHTM provides a flexible and supported environment where students excel – from wherever they are in the world.

To find out more and apply, visit our programme page.

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