M.Sc. On Campus

International Health Policy

London School of Economics and Political Science

12 months
27240 GBP/year
19032 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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In the International Health Policy programme from London School of Economics and Political Science, you analyse current and emerging health care problems and the range of health policies being developed to address them through the application of health policy and economic principles. 


The International Health Policy programme from London School of Economics and Political Science offers an international perspective on health policy and covers a variety of primarily high income and emerging countries. Among your professors are specialists in health policy, health economics, public health, social care, European health care reform, and behavioural public policy.

Students come from across the globe and from a variety of backgrounds, including politics, law, economics, medicine and science, creating a truly diverse and international cohort. The programme prepares you for a career in a range of fields, including in health care administration, health care management, government departments or agencies, health insurance organisations, management consultancy, international organisations, a variety of NGOs, the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors, the wider commercial health sector and for a career in research or for further study.

Through your individual courses you will master health care financing models, how to measure health systems performance, health policy and politics, health economics, and pharmaceutical economics and policy, among others. When writing your dissertation, you can explore a topic of particular interest to you. Your dissertation can be written as part of an internship with a major international or governmental organisation, private company, NGO or academic institution.


Professional destinations after completing the degree include consultancies, pharmaceutical companies, health services, international organisations, government departments and agencies and NGOs, as well as employment in research or further study for a PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financing Health Care
  • Measuring Health System Performance
  • Introduction to Health Policy and Politics
  • Health Economics
  • Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy
  • Dissertation in Health Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Upper second class honours (2:1) degree or equivalent in any discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27240 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19032 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19032 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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