Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

We are pleased to announce that the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries will be running the UK (Independent) Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTM&H) examination from 2024. This examination was previously run by the Royal College of Physicians of London (RCP).

Our DTM&H examination is designed for qualified medical practitioners who have completed an approved course in tropical medicine & hygiene or global health & humanitarian medicine (GHHM). These include the following:

Further information regarding the examinations, rules and regulations and application process etc, will be available on this page soon.

Applications for the 2024 diet of the DTM&H are now closed

Please select the Academic Shop above, click  into the exams area, choose the DTM&H payment option, select the exam entry you require. On checkout, you will be asked to create an account and finish payment. You will then be directed to our online platform Brightspace to complete your application. 

Exam Timetable (UK hours): the exam papers will take place online on Wednesday 12 June - 09.30-17.30 with breaks.

 Exam Fee: £525 - Click here to book your exam.

If you have any queries, please contact academicadmin@apothecaries.org or your course provider.

Applications for the 2024 diet of the DTM&H are now closed

Academic Policies for Candidates

Examination Review and Appeal Procedure The Society's Review and Appeal Procedure gives information about feedback, review and appeal. Candidates who seek a review or appeal should note that there is a fee payable, the amount of which is given in the relevant Guide to the Diploma, including the Regulations and Syllabus.

Candidate Code of Conduct

Candidate Misconduct Policy

Candidate Plagiarism Policy