The Health Economics (2 Years Part Time) course at the University of East Anglia will help you understand the ways in which economic ideas and principles are relevant to, and applied in, health and healthcare. It will also enable you to gain practical experience in the application of health economics techniques.
If you’re a graduate economist, or you have a degree from another relevant disciplinary background such as the health arena or one of the quantitative social sciences, and have a keen interest in health economics, this course is for you. Through it you will also gain an appreciation of the links between economic evaluation and economic theory, as well as those between health service research and decision making.
During your time with us you will develop your analytical skills in quantitative research methods and critical appraisal. You’ll hone your ability to apply research results to practice, and to health service decision-making. You’ll also acquire practical skills in the economic analysis of health problems; for example, putting a price on the impact of Type Two Diabetes on a given NHS Trust.
You’ll be taught within a research-active health economics group. Which means you’ll have direct access to the most up-to-date statistics and thinking, and to people with real-world health economics research experience. You’ll also have the opportunity to expand upon an area of active research that interests you most, as you work on your dissertation within this stimulating academic environment.
- Central government departments
- NHS Trusts
- The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
- The World Health Organisation (WHO)
- Pharmaceutical firms
- Research or academia
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- Economic Evaluation In Health Care
- Health Economics
- Introduction To Research Methods
- Econometric Methods
- Econometric Theory
- Economic Concepts
- Applied Econometrics
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- 24 months
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- Degree Subject Economics or related social science, medicine, pharmacy or other health care profession, with substantial quantitative (e.g. maths / statistics / econometrics / epidemiology) components
- Degree Classification 2.2 or equivalent
- Applicants should normally have a good first degree from a recognised higher education institution. The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant.
- You may be required to attend a pre-sessional course in mathematics and statistics run by the School of Economics prior to the start of your course.
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International19000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19000 GBP per year during 24 months.
National9800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9800 GBP per year during 24 months.
If you choose to study part-time, the fee per annum will be half the annual fee for that year.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.