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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health, with over 4000 students and more than 1000 staff working in over 100 countries across the world.

We offer many further study options related to what you have learnt and discussed over the duration of this course. Details of MSc, research degree, and short course programmes delivered both face-to-face and via distance learning can be found on the School’s website.

Learn more about arctec

The mission of ARCTEC is to be a world-leading independent testing facility, with an outstanding international reputation for scientific quality and service, for testing control materials aimed against medically important arthropods. The mission will be achieved through the following objectives:

  • To offer industry and, where appropriate, academic institutions and international or UN funding agencies a reputable and world class service for the independent testing of arthropod control products and technologies.

  • To exploit new technologies and collaborations with industrial clients to achieve high quality academic research leading to high impacting publications and research grant applications to facilitate product development and stimulate sales.

  • To build excellent relationships with potential industrial partners and licensees for exploitation of new intellectual property arising from entomology research at the School.

For more information, please visit our website.

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The Certificate of Achievement is a great way to prove what you have learned on the course and as evidence of your Continuing Professional Development. This is a personalised certificate and transcript, detailing the syllabus and learning outcomes from the course. It comes as a printed certificate as well as a digital version which you can add to your LinkedIn profile. To be eligible, you must mark at least 90% of the steps in this course as complete.

There is also the option to purchase a personalised Statement of Participation to celebrate taking part. To be eligible for the Statement of Participation, you must mark at least 50% of the steps on the course as complete. This also comes in a printed and digital format and you can add it to your LinkedIn profile.

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