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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London: Nutrition for Global Health

Institution London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London View institution profile
Department Interdepartmental
Telephone +44 (0) 20 7636 8636
Study type Taught


This programme provides training in public health nutrition in a global setting. It covers epidemiological, dietary, public health, social and biological aspects of nutritional science. The main focus is on nutritional problems in low- and middle-income countries, although skills and learning outcomes are widely applicable to populations globally.

The programme will enable you to: • demonstrate advanced knowledge of nutrition for global health at biological, social and policy levels • interpret and synthesise different types of data used to analyse and assess nutritional problems at population levels • evaluate critically the findings of scientific studies of public health nutrition • identify and formulate appropriate responses and intervention strategies to address nutritional issues


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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