Health Economics, M.Phil. | Bangor University | Bangor, United Kingdom
24 months
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18750 GBP/year
4660 GBP/year
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About

The Health Economics programme at Bangor University will provide students with research skills relevant to employment in the academic and university sector, Health Service and other healthcare organisations as well as the private sector, such as consultancy and the pharmaceutical industry.

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Overview

It also provides a dedicated route for high-calibre students who may have a specific research aim in mind and are ready to carry out independent research leading to PhD level study.

The Health Economics programme at Bangor University  is embedded in the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation (CHEME) and students will be supported and guided by professional researchers within CHEME as part of postgraduate supervision. CHEME was founded in 2001 and is one of the leading health economics centres in the UK. CHEME contributed to the University’s highest ranked unit of assessment in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, with 95% of research outputs being world leading and internationally excellent and rating the University 3rd out of 94 institutions across the UK. CHEME is active across a wide range of health economic and medicines evaluation research.

Careers

The MPhil(Health Economics) provides an excellent research-based training with exposure to a dynamic multidisciplinary environment at CHEME and the Bangor Institute of Health and Medical Research (BIHMR). This provides a sound platform for a future career in the area of health and social care research with potential progression to PhD, in particular linked to the subject area of Public Health Economicsand Pharmacoeconomics.  It also presents an opportunity to explore a contemporary area of health or social care related to health economics that has relevance to organisational contexts.

Programme Structure

Research Thesis

Students will be able to choose a topic that suits their professional or organisational goals linked to the following broad categories supported by CHEME:

Pharmacoeconomics
  • Cost effectiveness analysis of medicines, pharmacogenetics, pharmaceutical services
  • Pharmaceutical policy
  • Methods of economic evaluation and health technology assessment
Public Health Economics
  • Valuing nature, public health and the circular economy
  • Behavioural economics, public health and health policy
  • Application of cost benefit analysis and social return on investment analysis in public health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7

Other requirements

General requirements

Successful completion of Bachelor degree class of 1st or 2:1 or equivalent, in a relevant subject:

  • Social science e.g. economics, psychology
  • Quantitative science e.g. mathematics, operational research
  • Medical e.g. pharmacy, medicine, nursing, biomedical sciences

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18750 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4660 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4660 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Bangor

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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