Nutrition for Global Health, M.Sc. in UK

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Study in:United Kingdom
44 days
Deadline: 2 Aug 2019


The main program focus is on nutritional problems in low and middle-income countries – although skills and learning outcomes are widely applicable to populations globally.The Nutrition for Global Health program at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine attracts graduates from many countries and various disciplines who wish to equip themselves for global health nutrition research and teaching, operational work in the field or community nutrition programs, work in public health nutrition, including health promotion and nutrition education, and for policy and program planning in nutrition.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamental Public Health Nutrition
  • Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Basic Epidemiology
  • Principles of Social Research
  • Foundations for Health Promotion
  • Health Policy, Process and Power
  • Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Design & Analysis of Epidemiological Studies
  • Conflict and Health
  • Family Planning Programmes
  • History & Health

Academic Requirements

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

The normal minimum entrance qualification for registration at the School on a Master’s program is at least one of the following:

  • an upper second-class honours degree (2:1) of a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, in a subject appropriate to that of the course of study to be followed
  • a registrable qualification appropriate to the course of study to be followed, in medicine, dentistry or veterinary studies

Detailed Program Facts

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