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Full time & Part time See Course MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Environmental Sciences (13) Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27) Physics (29)

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Unleash your potential to make a real difference with the MSc in Climate Change & Planetary Health. This programme delves deep into the intricate relationship between our planet and human well-being, equipping you with the expertise to drive positive change. Through a comprehensive curriculum, you will explore the impact of climate change on global populations, analyse environmental systems affecting health, and develop solutions to promote a sustainable future. Taught by over 60 leading experts in the field, including renowned figures like Professor Sir Andy Haines, you will gain invaluable insights and skills to become a catalyst for transformation. The programme's emphasis on quantitative assessment ensures you are well-prepared to tackle complex challenges in planetary health. Whether you aspire to influence policy, work in international organisations, or pursue an academic career, this course offers a pathway to success. Join a diverse cohort of students and collaborate with world-leading research centres to drive innovation and create a healthier world. Are you ready to be at the forefront of change? Entry Requirements: A Second Class Honours (2:2) degree in a relevant discipline or a recognised medical degree, or an equivalent professional qualification approved by LSHTM. Duration: One year full-time; part-time or split-study over two years.

About the course

We’re all familiar with news stories of wildfires, flooding, diseases. Understanding the connection between planetary and human health is vital if we want to change the trajectory and create a liveable planet for future generations.

Join us to unravel the impact of climate change on diverse populations around the world and analyse how our behaviour influences the planet. You’ll build confidence in assessing links, anticipating problems, finding solutions and intervening early. You’ll develop specialist skills to become an agent of change. Ready to work towards a sustainable planet and healthy population? 

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Entry Requirements

Hold either a first degree at Second Class Honours (2:2) standard in a relevant discipline, or a degree in medicine recognised by the UK General Medical Council (GMC) for the purposes of practising medicine in the UK, or another degree of equivalent standard awarded by an overseas institution recognised by UK ENIC or the GMC.


Hold a professional qualification appropriate to the programme of study to be followed obtained by written examinations and judged by LSHTM to be equivalent to a Second Class Honours (2:2) degree or above.

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Where will I study?

Where is London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine


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