The programme provides training in public health nutrition in a global setting. An integrated programme covers epidemiological, dietary, public health, social and biological aspects of nutritional science. Specialist topics include: maternal and child nutrition; nutrition in emergencies; nutrition programme planning, evaluation and monitoring; nutrition-related chronic disease. The main programme focus is on nutritional problems in low and middle-income countries – although skills and learning outcomes are widely applicable to all populations globally.

The programme attracts graduates from many countries and various disciplines who wish to equip themselves for global health nutrition research and teaching, operational work in the field or community nutrition programmes, work in public health nutrition, including health promotion and nutrition education, and for policy and programme planning in nutrition.The MSc has been designed to focus on nutritional problems in low- and middle-income countries. This course is not a dietetic qualification.

Accreditation

The MSc Nutrition for Global Health is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (Accreditation number: AC226). Graduates have the right to apply for direct entry to the UKVRN at Registered Associate Nutritionist level, which entitles them to use the letters ANutr after their names. Other benefits of AfN registration.

Duration: one year full-time; part-time or split-study over two years.

Careers: Graduates work for local and national governments, NGOs, international agencies, academic institutions, and in fields ranging from food emergencies to research on nutrient-gene interactions.

 

Masters (MSc) funding and scholarships

We recognise that academic and non-academic experiences enrich both staff and student learning and the LSHTM community as a whole. We encourage scholarship applications from a diverse range of personal and professional progression routes to date. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority and first-generation students.

Please be advised that you will need to meet any essential criteria, which can vary depending on the scholarship.

Our website also has information about the most common loan schemes available, including eligibility criteria.

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Funding Information

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