University of London

Postgraduate Health

Study for a qualification developed by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine by distance learning.

Our courses are ideal for health professionals, including those working in public health and policy. Whether you're a health practitioner, clinician, policy-maker or scientist, there are options to suit you.

Study for a Postgraduate Health degree by distance learning.

What can you study?

Advance your career

  • Update your professional knowledge.
  • Specialise in a particular area of health.
  • Gain theoretical knowledge to complement your experience.

Our courses are ideal for employers, who retain you as an employee and benefit from your learning at the same time.

Why not approach your employer for sponsorship?

Flexible study options

With up to five years to complete your qualification, you can fit your study around your other commitments. If you need to travel, you can continue your studies anywhere in the world.

You can also take individual modules without any further commitment. This is ideal if you want to focus on a specific subject or get a sense of the commitment required before you commit to a full qualification.

Excellent Support

You receive comprehensive study guides written by subject experts, as well as access to online resources. A web-based conferencing system allows you to pose questions and engage in academic discussions with tutors and fellow students.

Teaching staff provide written, personalised feedback and advice on assignments.

View blog posts from distance-learning students to see how they describe their experiences.

Online Q&A sessions

If you have questions about how you study or how our courses suit your needs, join an online Q&A and speak with academic staff.

Check our events page regularly for details of any upcoming events.

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Our postgraduate health courses are designed by experts at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.