London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine campus

Founded in 1899, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education. The academics lead in their fields, providing unparalleled levels of academic, practical and international experience.

The school's mission is twofold: to drive improvements to health and health equity across the world; and to perform collaborative ground-breaking research that can inform key practitioners in policy and practice.

It was crowned 'University of the Year' at the Times Higher Education Awards 2016 for an 'extraordinary' response to the Ebola crisis.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the International Programmes

The University of London International Programmes offers a range of master’s programmes developed by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine:

You can also take a professional development course in Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance.

Free taster courses

The School offers a number of short courses and free online taster courses. The latest free online course, Health in Humanitarian Crises, was launched in February 2017.

Open days

The School holds regular open days in London, where you can speak to staff and students and discover how it can help you prepare for a career in public health. Sign up for more information about these events.

Graduate prospects

Upon successful completion of their studies, graduates will be well-equipped to tackle the issues of public and global health in a broader context and take advantage of exceptional career opportunities.

Graduates typically go on to work for NGOs, ministries of health, and other health services, as well as in academia, education, charities and private industry.

See what students say about the School's programmes.