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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London: Medical Entomology for Disease Control

Institution London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London View institution profile
Department Interdepartmental
Web https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study
Email study@lshtm.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 20 7636 8636
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme combines theoretical and practical training in biology and control of disease vectors and the human pathogens they transmit. You will gain specialised skills in the molecular biology of infectious diseases, and will cover all aspects of major vector-borne diseases.

The programme will enable you to: • demonstrate advanced knowledge and understanding of the biology of vectors and intermediate hosts of human pathogens together with methods for their control • describe the biology, pathogenesis and diagnosis of parasitic infections in humans and relate these to human health and disease control strategies • demonstrate a range of specialised technical and analytical skills relevant to vectors and vector-borne diseases • design and carry out a research project on biology or control of disease vectors, analyse and interpret the results and prepare a report including a critical literature review • design, undertake and evaluate vector control interventions

MSc

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
 

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

Highly ranked in various university league tables, LSHTM was named:

  • #1 in the UK and #3 in the world for Public Health in ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021
  • #1 in the UK for % of research published by female authors - …
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