City, University of London

Course Introduction

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.

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).

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £15,000 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £10,500 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £7,500 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £5,350 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • 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.