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Full time | London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine | 1 year | 25-SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

25-SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Public Service Preparation Environmental Health (General) Health Promotion

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview

This stream draws on a wide range of disciplines that enable students to develop knowledge, understanding and capability in various scientific methods and fields of study relevant to health services research. It is aimed at those who plan a career in this field from high-, middle- and low-income countries.

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:

  • understand the strengths and weaknesses of different study designs
  • identify, assess and synthesise evidence from research literature
  • select and apply appropriate, ethical and feasible study designs to answer questions in health services and health systems research
  • show competence in critically evaluating and communicating research evidence
  • understand the relationship between research evidence and policy/practice

Modules

Reviewing the Literature - Core
Proposal Development - Core
Principles of Social Research - Core
Basic Statistics for Public Health & Policy - Core
Issues in Public Health - Core
Basic Epidemiology - Core
Project Report - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

12,330

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

28,540

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