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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London: Public Health for Development

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 equips students with the skills needed to appreciate and analyse the state of public health in low-and middle-income countries and to design and evaluate actions to address public health concerns. Students will have substantial experience of planning or implementing public health programmes, of public health teaching or research in low- or middle- income countries.

The programme will enable you to: • articulate a critical understanding of a range of topics related to public health in low- and middle-income settings • apply public health research skills to examine critically a range of public health questions • evaluate actions designed to improve public health • formulate evidence-based and appropriate strategies to control health problems and promote health • frame your knowledge of public health within a development context


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 2022
  •  #1 in the UK for % of research published by female authors - …
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