City, University of London

City, University of London

Economic Evaluation in Healthcare

The MSc in Health Economics prepares you for career opportunities in areas such as: Economic consultancies and think-tanks; Policy analysis for industry; Professional associations and governmental bodies; Teaching and research positions in academic institutions; Non governmental organisations; and/or Economic evaluation of products in the pharmaceutical industry.

Entry requirements

You should have some mathematical background (A-level, IB, AP or any other equivalent secondary school qualification) and either of the following:

a 2.1 (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in economics or related discipline (e.g. Finance);
a 2.1 (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in business, management, politics, law, accounting, psychology, quantitative sociology or financial journalism.
a 2.1 (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in a quantitative discipline (such as mathematics, engineering, computer science or a natural science).
Students with a good 2.2 in one of the above disciplines might be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Course modules

Part one: route core module:
Quantitative methods (Health) (30 credits);
Advanced Economic Evaluation in Health Care (15 credits);
Economic evaluation (15 credits);
Economic evaluation workshops (15 credits);
Welfare economics (15 credits);
Epidemiology (15 credits); and
Health Economics (15 credits).

Part two: route core module:
Economics research project (60 credits).

Assessment methods

We will assess you by coursework and examinations. At postgraduate level, you are required to obtain (1) a minimum mark of 40% in all assessment components, and (2) a weighted average of 50% in total.

Sponsorship information

Fee reduction bursaries are available for UK/EU students who are self-financed or funded by public sector organisations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,350 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

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