City, University of London

City, University of London

Economic Evaluation in Healthcare

The demand for specialists in health economics continues to increase. Whether you have a quantitative, sciences' or economics background, the MSC in Economic Evaluation in Healthcare is designed to help you meet that demand. From economic evaluation, health economics and quantitative methods to welfare economics and epidemiology, this course will give you the expertise to pursue a rewarding career in health economics. This course has been designed to meet the demand for health economics' quantitative and analytical skills for decision-making in the healthcare sector. The Economic Evaluation in Healthcare MSc helps you: - Develop your analytical and modelling abilities. - Understand the background and theoretical foundations of health economics. - Recognise the conceptual bases for economic evaluation and advanced quantitative methods relevant to healthcare decision-making. - Gain the skills and the experience you need to work as a health economist.

Entry requirements

MSc: 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 2019 10,710 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 15,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,710 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,710 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,710 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,710 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,355 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,355 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,650 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,355 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,355 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 5,355 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square EC1V 0HB London

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