The London school of hygiene and tropical medicine is a school founded in the year 1899 at the London Docks. The school’s major aim is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide.
LSHTM works in partnership with others to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education, and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. You can choose to apply today and take the next step in your global health career.
The school’s research income has grown more than £180 million per year from national and international funding sources including the UK government and research councils. The school offers a wide range of master’s and research degrees, it also provides distance learning programs, short courses, and even free online courses.
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
The school delivers research-led educational programs to future health leaders, managers, and researchers across the world. LSHTM has more than 1,200 face-to-face masters and doctoral students, 3,000 studying by distance learning, and 1,000 each year on short courses and continuous professional development.
The school’s free online courses are studied by more than 270,000 participants globally. With the school’s alumni, you can view events, new job opportunities, find old classmates, make new connections and sign up to be a mentor.
How to Apply
Applying for a Master Degree
To apply for a master’s degree you will have to consult the Master’s degrees webpage to view individual program details, program specifications, and guidance on individual program entry requirements.
Applying for a Research Degree
Visit the applicant portal for LSHTM and enter your email address and password. Click on the register icon to apply.
Applying for a Distance Learning Programme
The school distance learning programs are run in collaboration with the University of London. The University of London manages the administrative matters including registration, distribution of materials, and tuition fee payment. So the application must be made through the University of London.
Applying for Short Courses and Modules
All short courses can be applied for online.
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Accommodation
London school of hygiene and tropical medicine offers a good residence; students can apply for the rooms in the halls which have been allocated to LSHTM. It is not possible to apply for other room types or rooms in other UoL halls which are not part of LSHTM’s quota.