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Health Economics and Decision Science

University College London (UCL)

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
21010 GBP/year
12890 GBP/year
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About

The MSc Health Economics and Decision Science from University College London (UCL) spans economics, statistics and epidemiology.

Overview

You will receive training in the theoretical foundations of these disciplines, which is enhanced through applied problems. You will benefit from the programme's strong links to industry and gain a range of skills that are in demand from prospective employers.

By the end of the Health Economics and Decision Science programme from University College London (UCL), you will understand how the political, economic and physical context of health systems frames the application of economics and decision science. You will also be able to conduct rigorous cost-effectiveness analyses of health interventions and technologies to inform policy at regional, national and international levels. 

Careers

Graduates of this programme have the relevant skills and knowledge for a career within the pharmaceutical industry, local or national government departments, international organisations, think tanks, consultancies or in academia among other opportunities such as the Ministry of Health, Office of Health Economics, UCL, King's College London, Frontier Economics, and Evidera.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Health Systems in a Global Context
  • Economic Evaluation in Health Care
  • Medical Statistics 
  • Econometrics for Health
  • Microeconomics for Health
  • Modelling for Decision Science
  • Bayesian Methods in Health Economics
  • Health Economics
  • The Social Determinants of Global Health

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
69
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in economics, statistics, mathematics or a related quantitative field such as epidemiology, engineering or physics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21010 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21010 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12890 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12890 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • UK/EU: £6,440 (PT)
  • Overseas: £10,450 (PT)

Funding

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