This Health Economics and Health Policy programme from 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.
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
- Health Economics
- Statistics for Health Economics
- Economic Evaluation in Health Care
- Modelling for Health Economics
- Policy and Economics of Healthcare Delivery
- Health Economics
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesEconomics Health Management Health Sciences View 1969 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.
International20430 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20430 GBP per year
National9810 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9810 GBP per year
Living costs for Birmingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.