Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine focuses on research and education for medical, public health and humanitarian students and professionals, with globally renowned courses in tropical and infectious diseases.

We combine this expertise with teaching in humanitarian studies, laboratory based biology courses and international public health to cater for a wider variety of training needs.

Our latest prospectus is now available.

Taught courses

LSTM offers a wide range of courses from one day laboratory courses through to Master’s programmes and PhDs.

Research degrees, Master’s degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates lead to University of Liverpool awards. Other courses are delivered as part of LSTM's portfolio of professional programmes. These are non credit-bearing and many are accredited by external professional bodies.

Please note that information given about courses (e.g. programme specifications and timetables) apply to the current academic year (2016-17). Information may be subject to change for future years.

Contact details are available on the individual course pages and we encourage you to contact us if you have any questions.


Research degrees

A research degree involves a period of research study in an area appropriate to the needs of the particular student, followed by the submission of a thesis.  LSTM welcome applications from Self Funding students.  You can send your Research Degree Applications at any time of the year.  In 2015/16, we currently have 128 Postgraduate Research (PGR) students in LSTM from 39 different countries.

How to apply

For key information about applying to study at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine with links to all of our procedures and admissions policies. Please take the time to read this information before completing your application.