Postgraduate studies in public and global health

Postgraduate Study at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research in public and global health. We have a unique range and depth of expertise integrating laboratory, clinical, population and social sciences. The School is highly rated for impact and our research contributes to health policy and practice in the UK and around the world.

Why Study Here?

• Highly ranked in various university league tables: awarded University of the Year 2016/17 by the Times Higher Education
• The largest institution of its kind in Europe with a remarkable depth and breadth of expertise encompassing many disciplines.
• It is one of the highest-rated research institutions in the UK.
• Truly international environment with students from over 100 countries (more than 40% overseas and 20% from the EU (excl. UK))
• Global reach with a large network of alumni working in over 180 countries.
• Full-time and part-time options available, as well as intercalated study of Medical degrees.
• Research degrees and short course study are also available.

Programmes offered

Master’s degrees

The School offers 18 London-based master’s degrees ranging in all areas of public and global health. Some of the areas covered include.

Control of Infectious Diseases
Demography and Health
Global Mental Health
Health Policy, Planning and Financing
Immunology of Infectious Diseases
Medical Microbiology
Medical Parasitology
Medical Statistics
Nutrition for Global Health
Public Health
Reproductive and Sexual Health Research
Veterinary Epidemiology

If you would like to meet staff and students and discuss our Master’s programmes, please join us at our next Open Evening.

Research degrees

The School also offers research degree programmes covering all areas of epidemiology and population health, infectious and tropical diseases and public health and policy.



We have scholarships and studentships available for some of our MSc and Research degrees. Full details on financial aid is available on the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine’s website. Please make sure to check your eligibility and deadline.

General funding sources

For general sources of funding that may apply to this study opportunity, visit the page(s) below.

Contacts and how to apply

Administrative contact and how to apply:


General enquiries should be sent to our Study Team at: