University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Economics and Health Economics

Run jointly with the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) this specialist course will enable you to apply economic techniques to complex issues in the allocation of health care resources. This course prepares you for a career as an economist in the health sector or in research.

Course modules

Core modules: Microeconomic Analysis; Econometric Methods; Health Economics; Economic Evaluation of Health; Applied Microeconometrics; Health Service Research Methods; Valuing the Benefits of Health Care. Examples of optional modules: Applied Macroeconometrics; Development Finance; International Money and Finance; Industrial Organisation; Monetary Economics; International Trade; Public Economics; Public Policy Evaluation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework (including essays and project work) and examination.

Sponsorship information

A limited number of National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) studentships are available for home and EU students on this course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 17,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01142223456