LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE & TROPICAL MEDICINE - [LSHTM], LONDON, ENGLAND

London, EnglandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1899Established Year
  848Enrollment

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

Founded in 1899 by Sir Patrick Manson, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine provide specialization in several fields of medicine. With over 1300 students enrolled collectively for MSc and Ph.D. courses, the university also provides students with proper research benefits and scholarships. Specializing in tropical medicine and public health, this university has won several accolades. It is ranked:

  1. 228th in World Ranking by Center for World University Rankings
  2. 20th in terms of National Rank by Center for World University Rankings
  3. Won Gates Award for Global Health in 2009 by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and received $1 million in prize money
  4. 3rd in the world for social sciences and public health by US News Best Global Universities Rankings
  5. 29th for clinical medicine, 20th for immunology, 39th for microbiology in the world by US News Best Global Universities Rankings
  6. Overall 114th in the world, 10th in the UK and 38th in Europe by US News Best Global Universities Rankings
  7. 27th for medicine in QS World University Rankings 2019

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Highlights

Type of InstitutionPublic
Campus SettingUrban
Endowment£13.3 million (as on July 31, 2017)
Official Websitehttps://www.lshtm.ac.uk/
Number of Campuses1
Number/Percentage of International Students1345
Total number of Staff3000 across 100+ countries
Graduate Job Rate81%
Number of Residence Vacancy45 rooms
Type of Academic ProgramsMSC., Ph.D., Part-time, distance, blended
Mode of ProgramFull time, distance and online
Average Graduate Salary16,748 pounds
Research Investment176.8 million pounds
Research Income121.9 million pounds
Admissions Helpdesk+44 (0)207 299 4646, admissions@lshtm.ac.uk 

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine have three faculties namely Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, and Faculty of Public Health and Policy.
  • With 13 research centers and various courses available in different faculties, the university gives tremendous opportunities for applicants.
  • The university provides on-campus as well as off-campus accommodation assistance. There are student homes and University Halls of residence that are managed by the school. With respect to off campus, students can choose other halls of residence and private accommodation options.
  • University Halls of residence has four halls namely, Lillian Penson Hall, College Hall, International Hall, and The Garden Halls. These halls are well equipped with all the facilities and have 45 rooms.

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Admissions

International students can apply to this university via the official website of the university.

MSc. applications- Through online portal available on the official website

Ph.D. applications- Apply through University’s online application portal

  • Application deadline:

Masters: August 2019

Distance learning program: September 30, 2019

Ph.D. Program: 3 separate intakes

  • April intake: January 2019
  • September intake: June 2019
  • January 2020 Intake: October 2019
  • General requirements:

Master’s program:

International students opting for Master’s program should meet at least one of the criteria given below:

  • Master’s degree in a subject appropriate to the program that needs to be followed
  • Professional qualification appropriate to the program that needs to be followed
  • Qualification either in veterinary, dentistry and medicine
  • An overseas qualification of equivalent level
  • Students can check the requirements for other programs here.
  • English Proficiency Test: The acceptable English test scores are given below:
English TestBand A - highestBand B - standardBand C - lowest
Cambridge CAE/CPE200185173
IELTS7.57.06.0
Pearson PTE Academic746855
TOEFL iBT10810080

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Cost of Attendance

ExpensesEstimated cost in pounds
Master’s degree full time£23,050 approx
Master’s degree part time£11,525 approx
On-campus accommodationAround 250 pounds weekly depending on the type of room

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Scholarships and Financial Aid

The university awards scholarships to students based on their academic performance.

  1. Basia Zaba Memorial Scholarship
  2. Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund Scholarship
  3. Lt. Col Henry Kirkpatrick Scholarship
  4. Johnson & Johnson Global Mental Health Scholarship

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Alumni

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine have more than 20000 alumni spread across 180 countries.

  1. Amira Shaheen - Winner of the 2019 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards (one of five winners)
  2. Professor Rakesh Aggarwal - Appointed Director of JIPMER
  3. Marie-Laure Frelut - New Deputy Chair of the Clinical Committee of the World Federation of Obesity

The university imparts several benefits to its alumni: careers service, online community, LSHTM Fund, etc.

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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Overview

Student Population848
RANKING
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  • 2018
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    QS World University Rankings

    RANKED  #27

    Medicine (International)

    RANKED  #251 - #300

    Agriculture (International)

    RANKED  #251 - #300

    Biological Sciences (International)

    RANKED  #201 - #250

    Sociology (International)

    RANKED  #54

    Life Science (International)


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    ACADEMIC RANKING OF WORLD UNIVERSITIES [ARWU]

    RANKED  #201 - #300

    Overall (International)

    RANKED  #201 - #300

    Biological Sciences (International)

    RANKED  #301 - #400

    Economics (International)

    RANKED  #4

    Public Health (International)

    RANKED  #151 - #200

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    US NEWS RANKING

    RANKED  #79

    Overall (International)

    RANKED  #28

    Medicine (International)

    RANKED  #13

    Social Sciences (International)

    RANKED  #42

    Microbiology (International)

    RANKED  #13

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