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Learning & Teaching
Welcome to Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine's Learning & Teaching department.
LSTM offers a number of postgraduate programmes leading to University of Liverpool Master, Diploma and Certificate awards, together with a variety of our own diplomas, certificates and shorter courses.
We welcome students from all over the world and are a highly trusted sponsor with the UK Border Agency (UKBA).
Historically, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine has focused strongly on research and education for the medical profession, and this continues today with globally renowned courses in Tropical and Infectious Diseases. Today, we combine this expertise with teaching in Humanitarian Studies, Laboratory based Biology courses and International Public Health and cater towards a wider variety of training needs.
Our teaching is at the forefront of knowledge and is often delivered by internationally published academics.
"The collection of specialists cannot be found anywhere else, and the experience and enthusiasm these people have for their subject is what makes LSTM unique" (Alumni Survey 2011)
As a student at LSTM, you will join a diverse community of highly intelligent and committed fellow graduates. Our students come from all over the world and provide a rich and dynamic student body. Here's what our Alumni told us (taken from LSTM Alumni Survey 2011)
- 74% feel that studying at LSTM provides opportunities that they wouldn't have got elsewhere.
- 82% feel that LSTM encouraged them to continue studying or beginning work in their respective fields.
- 67% feel that studying at LSTM improved their chances of securing a job or research programme.
- 84% of our Alumni feel a sense of pride in belonging to LSTM.
- 88% rate our teaching as Very Good or Excellent.
The no-nonsense hands on approach, combined with excellent teaching from people with both knowledge and experience. They're looking for real answers to real questions, I think LSTM offers something that you don't find in many academic schools. (Alumni Survey 2011)