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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health, with more than 4,000 students and 1,300 staff working in over 100 countries. The School was named University of the Year in the 2016 Times Higher Education awards.

LSHTM building Keppel Street
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education.

The LSHTM’s dedicated academic staff are leading experts in their fields. They have considerable links with key universities and research institutions around the world, together with extensive academic, practical and international experience.

The School offers 18 London-based Master’s and six via distance learning. The teaching programme is a combination of laboratory-based biological courses and non-laboratory social scientific courses to cover all areas of public and population health, epidemiology, control of infectious diseases and tropical medicine. Research degrees (MPhil/PhD or DrPH) and short professional courses are also offered in many areas of the School’s work.

London Open Day

Join us for our London open day on Wednesday 12 February 2020 and learn how you can study programmes that are ideal for health professionals. 

Activities on the day will include:

• Introductory talk on research and study at LSHTM
• Information stands about our courses and student services
• Admissions advice
• Careers talk
• Lab demonstrations
• Sample lecture
• Tours of our building and library

Please note: this event covers master's degrees, distance learning programmes and short courses at LSHTM. 

Book your place. 

Virtual Open Day 

Unable to attend the London Open Day? LSHTM is delighted to announce our first virtual open day, taking place entirely online. This event is perfect for you if you are unable to join our open day in London, and will feature live chat sessions with our programme directors, current students and student services.

Activities on the day will include:

  • Introductory talk on research and study at LSHTM
  • Information booths about our courses and student services
  • Admissions advice
  • Careers talk
  • Sample lecture

You will also be able to access a number of useful links from the latest prospectus and programme videos to student community and careers advice that you can browse throughout the day – all in one place!

Book your place. 

Graduates go on to work in a range of capacities for NGOs, ministries of health, health services in the UK and overseas, academia, charities and private industry.

Those graduating from the School can set up their own alumni chapters wherever they are in the world. Alumni also benefit from a vibrant and international online community as well as careers guidance.