This Health Economics and Health Policy programme from the University of Birmingham is suitable for people currently working in the health care sector (in both the public and private sectors, including the pharmaceutical industry) who wish to improve their understanding of and skills in health economics.
It may also be of interest to new graduates who wish to pursue a career in health economics and/or health services research.
You may be wondering what you can go on to do with an MSc in Health Economics and Health Policy. The following articles will give you some idea of the variety of fields you can go into with this qualification.
- Careers for Students of Health Economics
- Working in Health Economics
Why study this course
The MSc Health Economics and Health Policy course:
- brings together professionals from a vast array of work environments, locations and backgrounds offering the benefit of knowledge and experience sharing
- does not ask for an economics first degree
- has a wide variety of module options creating a flexible degree to suit your needs
- offers modules on a block basis (3 or 5 days) making it easier for you and your employers to manage your study leave
More informationVisit official programme website
- Introduction to Health Economics
- Statistics for Health Economics
- Economic Evaluation in Health Care
- Modelling for Health Economics
- Policy and Economics of Healthcare Delivery
- Introduction to Health Economics
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesEconomics Health Management Health Sciences View 1216 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
- The normal entrance requirement for our Masters programmes is a good Honours degree (upper second-class or above), or an equivalent professional qualification and professional experience.
- Appropriate career experience may also be taken into account. It is hard to give general rules on these matters, since each case is considered on individual merit. However, the factors which tend to count in your favour are suitable health services managerial experience, favourable reports from academic referees, or proven ability in research or publication. You should give as much evidence as possible of your capabilities in these areas.
International18450 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18450 GBP per year and a duration of .
EU/EEA9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of .
- MSc: £4,625 PT
- PGDip: £6,167 FT, £3,083 PT
- PGDip: £12,300 FT
- As a UK resident you can apply for a government loan for postgraduate Masters study. This is a contribution towards the costs of study and whether the loan is used towards fees, maintenance or other costs will be at the discretion of the student.
- The College of Medical and Dental Sciences is offering a number of Global Scholarships for Excellence for outstanding students on our postgraduate taught programmes. The value of each award is £2,000 to be off-set against tuition fees, is tenable for one year only and cannot be deferred to a later year.
- International students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships or their home government.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.
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