City, University of London

Course Introduction

Who is it for?

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.

Objectives:

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.

Career prospects:

This MSc prepares you for a wide range of career opportunities in economic consultancies, think-tanks, the pharmaceutical industry, professional associations, governmental bodies and non-governmental organisations. It will also enable you to explore teaching and research positions in academic institutions.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Part Time
MSc £5,355 Home Fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc £7,650 Overseas Fees
3 years
Part Time
MSc £5,355 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £10,710 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £15,300 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £10,710 European Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should have: Some mathematical background (A-level, IB, AP or any other equivalent secondary school qualification) and An upper second class (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in economics or related discipline (e.g. Finance); pharmacy, medicine, biology; and mathematics. Students with a good lower second class in one of the above disciplines might be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • International entry requirements: Students should have: Some mathematical background (A-level, IB, AP or any other equivalent secondary school qualification) and An upper second class (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in economics or related discipline (e.g. Finance); pharmacy, medicine, biology; and mathematics. Students with a good lower second class in one of the above disciplines might be considered on a case-by-case basis. Students whose first language is not English will need the following qualification: IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 for each sub-test) OR a first degree from a UK university or an overseas institution recognised by City as providing adequate evidence of proficiency in the English language, for example, from institutions in Australia or the USA.