Founded in 1899 by Sir Patrick Manson, the School has expanded in recent years at its two main sites on Keppel Street and Tavistock Place.
Our education provision has increased to more than 1,000 London-based Master's and Research students, 3,000 studying postgraduate courses by distance learning, and 1,000 each year on short courses and continuous professional development. In 2015, we launched a series of free online courses (MOOCs), studied by around 25,000 participants globally.
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research in public and global health. We have a unique range and depth of expertise integrating laboratory, clinical, population and social sciences. The School is highly rated for impact and our research contributes to health policy and practice in the UK and around the world.
Careers consultants can deal with a wide range of career related queries, including CVs, applications, cover letter checks, interviews, career choice and job hunting advice.
Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a PhD at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine!
Once you have arrived and settled in, we can introduce you to some important faces and relay the information you will require over the course of your studies.
Our pre-sessional English courses can help you brush up on the language, ensuring you are best equipped to approach your studies with confidence.
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The Library & Archives Service provides access to a huge range of books, journals and electronic resources, as well as advice and training for students and staff.
The Wireless service eduroam is available to students & staff with their own laptops/mobiles throughout the School. In using the wireless network you agree to abide by our Acceptable Use Policy.
Information on the UK National Health System (NHS) can be found on the website of the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA).
This cosmopolitan capital city is an exciting blend of tradition and innovation. You can spend your free time sipping a cappuccino in one of the bustling cafes, hand-picking ingredients at Borough Market, or simply watching the world go by in one of Her Majesty’s Royal Parks.
Whatever you choose to do in London, let us help you do it safely and securely. Here is some information on public transport and health systems in the UK.
The School is situated in Bloomsbury, the heart of the academic community in London. The University of London Union (ULU) is situated a minute’s walk from the School, and offers a range of services to students, including refectories, bars, travel agent, shop as well as a gym, swimming pool and other sporting facilities. As a full-time student, you will also be eligible for discounts on travel, cinema and theatre tickets, and in some shops.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.