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.

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

 Exam Fee: £525

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

Applications for the 2024 diet of the DTM&H examination will open shortly

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