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Health Economics and Policy

Lancaster University

24 months
Duration
11290 GBP/year
4680 GBP/year
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About

Health Economics and Policy degree offered at Lancaster University meets the needs of those wishing to gain a deeper understanding of health economics theory, research and practice, whilst fulfilling their existing responsibilities. The programme is offered part-time and combines innovative distance learning with face-to-face teaching at an annual autumn Academy held in Lancaster.

Overview

Key facts

The Health Economics and Policy programme is suitable for both UK-based and international students. It provides an opportunity for those seeking to enhance their academic knowledge of the discipline and be better qualified for positions in the public sector, pharmaceutical companies or international organisations. Our postgraduate students extend their knowledge beyond a single discipline and possess a wide range of skills to aid employability.

The programme begins with a compulsory three-day Induction Academy in Lancaster University followed by modules delivered online. In Year 1 students take two specialist modules that cover the theory and practice of health economics and policy as well as a module on data analysis. Year 2 starts with an optional autumn Academy in Lancaster followed by an online module on systematic literature reviewing and completion of a dissertation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Induction Academy
  • Health Economics: principles and practice
  • Systematic approaches to literature reviews and evidence synthesis
  • Data Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in a relevant subject. In exceptional cases, relevant work experience will be considered for those without an upper second class honours degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11290 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11290 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4680 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4680 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lancaster

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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