12 months
15920 GBP/year
11140 GBP/year
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Develop a highly valued set of quantitative, theoretical and analytical competencies required to make key health and healthcare decisions. There is an increasing demand for health economics expertise in both developed and developing countries. This Health Economics course from City, University of London presents you with an ideal career pathway.


During the Health Economics course from City, University of London you will benefit from the Health Economics MSc by gaining and developing practical new skills and critical knowledge that directly relates to the workplace.

Our department hosts the City Health Economics Centre (CHEC) and the London Health Economics Group (LHEG). Your studies will benefit from the output of both.

Your analytical and modelling abilities will grow alongside an understanding of microeconomics principles applied to health and healthcare.

We aim to ensure that you graduate with full confidence in your abilities as a health economist and how they provide real value to employers.


This Health Economics MSc prepares you for a range of careers in areas such as economic consultancies, think-tanks, the pharmaceutical industry and governmental and non-governmental bodies.

You can also progress to explore teaching and research positions at academic institutions.

Our graduates have been recruited by companies including:

  • Office of Health Economics (OHE)
  • NICE
  • Eli Lilly
  • Oxford Outcomes
  • Gallaher
  • IMS Health
  • IQVIA Health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economic Evaluation
  • Advanced Economic Evaluation
  • Health Economics
  • Economic Evaluation Workshops
  • Welfare Economics 
  • Epidemiology 
  • Applied Econometrics

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply for this course, you should have:

  • Some mathematical background (A-level, IB, AP or any other equivalent secondary school qualification).
  • An upper second-class degree (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in Economics or a related discipline (e.g. Finance or Mathematics).

Students with a good lower second-class undergraduate degree in one of the above disciplines might be considered on a case-by-case basis and their experience taken into account.

If you have a background in Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing or other health science related discipline and wish to pursue a career as a Health Economist please apply to the MSc Economic Evaluation in Healthcare as the MSc Health Economics requires a background in Economics.

You must also meet the English language requirement for the programme as specified.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15920 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11140 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11140 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time per year

  • UK: £5,570
  • Overseas/EU: £7,960

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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