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MSc Health Economics
MSc Health Economics

MSc Health Economics

  • ID:UY440277
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate degree, 2:1 or equivalent in Economics or a related discipline. You may also be considered if your degree is in related to Medicine, Pharmacy, or Nursing.

Other qualifications and experience, If you have been out of study for a while, or do not have a strong background in economics or mathematics and statistics but have other relevant qualifications or experience, you may be required to take the Summer Session in Economics and Quantitative Methods as a condition of your offer. Alternatively, the Session can also be taken as a stand-alone course.

English Requirements

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:

  • IELTS, 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each component

  • C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency, 176, minimum 169 in each component

  • Duolingo, 110, minimum 100 in all other components

  • LanguageCert, B2 Communicator High Pass with 33/50 in each component

  • PTE Academic, 61, minimum 55 in each component

  • TOEFL, 87, minimum 21 in each component

  • Trinity ISE III, Merit in all requirements

Course Information

Gain experience and skills you need for a career in research and health service decision-making. 

Health Economics informs how we make difficult decisions about prioritising resources, and help people to live longer and healthier lives.

As a graduate of this degree, you'll be ready to make a tangible impact in this developing field.

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For the Masters you will need to take a selection of taught modules.

You will take core modules which may include: 

  • Evaluation of Health Care 

  • Health Economics 

  • Clinical Decision Analysis 

Choose one set from these choices:

  • Econometrics 1 and Applied Microeconometrics 

  • Statistics and Econometrics 

  • Econometrics 1 & 2 

  • Econometric Methods for Research 

Choose one set from these choices:

  • Applied Microeconomics 1 and Applied Microeconomics 2 

  • Advanced Microeconomics

You will choose from a set of option modules, examples of which may include:

  • Evaluation of Health Policy 

  • Health and Development 

  • Public Sector Economics: Microeconomic Applications 

  • Public Finance

  • Design and Analysis of Mechanisms and Institutions 

  • Advanced Macroeconomics 

  • Applied Microeconometrics 

  • Advanced Macroeconomics 2: International Finance and Trade 

  • Management Decision Analysis 

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Health economist

  • Analyst at a health company

  • Research assistant

  • Economic modeller

  • Healthcare company manager

  • Pharmacy assistant

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance - Single: 300 (£) per year

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