Health in Humanitarian Crises by Distance Learning (MSc)

Online London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine    Faculty of Public Health and Policy

Part time October PGCert, PGDip, MSc 1-5 years (PGCert), 2-5 years (MSc and PGDip) full time
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Are you passionate about improving the health of communities affected by humanitarian crises? Look no further than the Health in Humanitarian Crises by Distance Learning (MSc) programme. This innovative programme equips you with the knowledge and skills to tackle health issues caused by armed conflict, natural disasters, and disease outbreaks. With flexible self-study options, this programme is suitable for practitioners, policy-makers, and researchers in the field of public health. Gain expertise in biostatistics, epidemiology, conflict and health, and project management. Entry requirements include a relevant degree or professional qualification, plus three years of relevant experience. Take the next step towards a rewarding career in public health!

About the course

Humanitarian emergencies due to armed conflict, natural disasters, disease outbreaks and other causes are major contributors to ill health and vulnerability worldwide. The persisting effects of crises on health and health systems can undermine decades of social development.

This new programme provides you with the knowledge and skills to improve the health of populations, communities and particular groups within them when these populations are affected by humanitarian crises. You are encouraged to develop transferable and subject-specific skills to address multi-faceted and current health problems in their local setting, as well as internationally.

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Entry Requirements

All applicants are required to have:

the equivalent of a UK first or second-class honours degree in a relevant subject from an acceptable institution


an appropriate professional or technical qualification, plus three years' relevant experience.

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