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Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics - Online, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 10 months
The Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics - Online at UPF Barcelona School of Management will address the economics and management of health services and pharmaceuticals and at the same time provide you with the skills needed to professionally manage the health and pharmaceutical service provision of any administration, organization or health insurance agency, whether public or private.


This Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics - Online has been evaluated, and approved by the Quality Agency for the University System of Catalonia, AQU Catalonia (regulated by the Ministry of Education), and is recognized in the countries of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). 

The diploma issued by our institution can be legalized through the Ministry of Education in order to be recognized in a foreign country (The Hague Convention, Andrés Bello Convention, among others).


  • To provide specialised training in the economics and management of health care services and pharmaceutical products (Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomics).
  • The concept of management in the health and the pharmaceutical sector is understood in the broadest sense. It includes public sector services, health care institutions at any level of care, providers of pharmaceutical services, agencies for the evaluation of drugs and medical technologies, the pharmaceutical industry, pharmaceutical wholesalers, insurance companies and consultancy and advisory firms.
  • The programme is of special relevance for professionals and graduates related to the health sector who are interested in health economics, pharmacoeconomics, and the design and management of quality programmes.
  • The programme offers academic training with a high reputation on the market. Participants are not required to have previous knowledge of economics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Arrival in the virtual global campus
  • Economic Evaluation of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Technologies: Basic Concepts
  • Quantitative Techniques Applied to Health Service and Pharmacy Management
  • Economics and Policies of Pharmaceutical Financing
  • Economic Evaluation of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Technologies: Advances
  • Drug Management in Health Systems
  • Health Economics
  • Modelling Techniques in Economic Evaluation of Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Technologies
  • Term Paper

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 10 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.
  • Depending on the undergraduate degree of the participants, additional training will be required. Students will be required to take additional courses that should be done during the first weeks of the Master and do not involve an additional cost. The courses will be in the areas of Global Health, Statistics and Economics.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8450 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8450 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 10 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8450 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8450 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 10 months.
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