Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

Health Economics and Management

This course is designed for professionals and academics from a wide range of backgrounds (including health care, computer science, and business and management). Whether students see their future in local health care services or global institutions, this course provides the springboard students need. Throughout the course, students are encouraged to think creatively, critically and innovatively as they evaluate the relationship between evidence-based medicine and economics. Students enhance their understanding of the economics of health care, particularly with regard to health service research (HSR) and health technology assessment (HTA). The programme explores how decisions and policies which impact on UK or global health care economics are made, and students learn strategies for making their own decisions and policies. students examine the economic, clinical, social, and moral factors which influence the management and leadership of health care and related disciplines.

Entry requirements

A degree from a UK university (we accept a diverse range of academic backgrounds, including healthcare, business and management, computer science, and other relevant subjects); or a degree from an overseas academic or professional institution (in similar subjects), approved by our Senate (or a committee acting on its behalf) as being equivalent in breadth and depth to a UK degree. We may be able to accept other, equivalent qualifications. Applicants need a knowledge of basic mathematical concepts. If necessary, applicants can access pre-sessional lectures and e-learning materials at Anglia Ruskin to prepare them; if English is not the 1st language, applicants are expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 overall ( Academic level) with 6.5 in the writing component or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

Course modules

Core modules: Fundamental health economics concepts; economic evaluation and analysis of health care; research studies; major project. Optional modules: Advancing professional decision making; global leadership; organisational transformation in health and social care.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through formative assessments, written assessments, exam/s, a research proposal, a critical review of the literature, case studies, systematic reviews, and data analysis.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,600 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 9,600 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months
PgCert Full-time - 12 months
Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge Campus Cambridge CB1 1PT East of England

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Anglia Ruskin University
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01245 686868