Today, they have over 4000 students studying by distance learning from over 150 countries.
LSHTM programmes will equip you with a comprehensive knowledge base and a toolkit of practical skills to develop a successful career in public and global health. All programmes play a key role in responding to public health challenges around the world.
LSHTM graduates go on to diverse career paths, becoming clinicians, policy-makers, academics and laboratory scientists, to name just a few.
Highly ranked in various university league tables, LSHTM was:
- First in Europe for research impact in sciences by CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019.
- Third in the world for public health in Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020.
- Fourth in the world for Infectious Diseases by US News Global Universities Subject Ranking 2021.
- University of the Year 2016 by Times Higher Education.
A rich, international learning environment
Studying with LSHTM, whether in London or by distance learning, gives you access to a wealth of knowledge and expertise. Your studies are done through contact with students and staff from very diverse backgrounds. This fusion provides a rich environment for our students to learn, as you can tap into each other’s wealth of personal, professional and academic experience.