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Full time | London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine | 1 year | SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Economics Health Promotion Environmental Health (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

By the end of this stream students should be able to demonstrate ability to apply knowledge of the core disciplines of public health, consisting of statistics; epidemiology; health economics; and social research, to real health problems.

Objectives

By the end of this stream students should be able to demonstrate ability to apply knowledge of the core disciplines of public health, consisting of statistics; epidemiology; health economics; and social research, to real health problems. In addition, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate advanced knowledge and understanding of the principles and methods of economic evaluation
  • demonstrate advanced knowledge of health economic methods applied to health policy or decision analysis
  • identify, assess and critically synthesise relevant evidence from health economic research literature
  • select and apply appropriate, ethical and feasible study designs to answer questions in health care and health economic research
  • show competence, both written and verbal, in communicating research evidence

Modules

Principles of Social Research - Core
Issues in Public Health - Core
Basic Statistics for Public Health & Policy - Core
Basic Epidemiology - Core
Economic Analysis for Health Policy - Core
Economic Evaluation - Core
Project Report

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£11,750

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

£26,680

Entry requirements

The normal minimum entry requirements for the MSc Public Health are: An upper second class honours degree (2:1) from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Work experience: preference will be given to applicants with relevant work experience, this includes both paid and voluntary work, internships etc.

University information

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is a specialist university in Bloomsbury, London, with a long-established reputation for world-leading research into public and global health. The university is one of the highest ranked institutions for public health, and offers only postgraduate degree courses. It is ranked 3rd in the world for Public Health (ShanghaiRanking 2022), and 4th in the world for Infectious Diseases (US News Best...more