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Postgraduate Diploma Online

Applied Health Economics (Online)

Diploma MSc

12 months
4980 GBP/year
4980 GBP/year
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Diploma MSc is a collaborative partner of the University of South Wales and on successful completion of this course, you will receive a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Health Economics (Online).

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The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Health Economics (Online) from Diploma MSc  will focus on direct application to current topics, case studies and processes relevant to the student’s own remit and country of practice.

Having a specialist knowledge in health economics is an increasingly important asset and extra responsibility of medical personnel. Our Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Health Economics has been developed for NHS Managers, Doctors, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, CCG commissioning teams, CCG Pharmacy teams, Pharmaceutical Industry Professionals and other suitably qualified and interested individuals.

On completion of the Applied Health Economics Postgraduate Diploma, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the application of health economics in healthcare decision making.
  • Critically evaluate current research in health economics for healthcare decision making.
  • Apply a critical awareness of current issues in health economic evaluations.
  • Implement health economic evaluations in clinical practice scenarios.

Programme Structure

Modules include: 

  • Health Economic Decision Making and Health Technology Appraisal/Assessment
  • Principles of Obtaining Patient Access
  • Health Economic Modelling and Analysis
  • Understanding the Use of Data in Health Technology Assessment
  • National and International Health Economic Decision Making
  • Sub-National (regional, institutional) Health Economic Decision Making

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Since our courses are conducted entirely online, they are accessible to both UK and international registered healthcare professionals.
  • Applicants will typically hold a first degree or equivalent (including international qualifications) in a relevant professional healthcare field, such as a medical or nursing degree. Registered healthcare professionals without these recognised qualifications will be considered on an individual basis and a wide range of prior experience may be taken into account.
  • In some cases, applicants may be asked to submit a piece of work for assessment in order to confirm that they are able to work comfortably at postgraduate level, and demonstrate the requisite clinical and professional knowledge.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4980 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4980 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4980 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4980 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


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