City University London

Course Introduction

This course is designed to meet demand by introducing you to the way in which microeconomics principles and concepts can be applied to the analysis of decisions by consumers, firms and governments regarding health and healthcare.

Course Modules

Modules include: Economics of health care; economics of competition and regulation; economic evaluation; statistical methods for economic evaluation research; advanced economic evaluation in health care; elective modules: regulated industries and issues in regulation; welfare economics; epidemiology; priority setting in health care; economic evaluation workshops; economics dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree and a quantitative background in a relevant discipline; or an Honours degree in any discipline supplemented by relevant work experience; appropriate professional qualifications or experience considered; non'native English speakers must hold 1 of the following; a 1st degree from an overseas institution recognised by the university as providing adequate evidence of proficiency in the English language; GCE O'level/GCSE English language or English literature, grade C minimum; Cambridge ESOL CPE at grade C or above; an overall score of 6.5 in the IELTS with a minimum of 6.0 for each subtest; a score of 600 minimum (computer score 250) in the TOEFL; satisfactory standard in the verbal section of the Princeton Test (GMAT); US SAT with 500 in verbal performance; WELT with pass grades of BBC minimum; other evidence of proficiency in the English language which satisfies the board of studies concerned.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £15,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,500  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,250  Academic year. First year home fees