MSc Health Economics and Decision Modelling
School of Health and Related Research, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
We tackle some of the world’s greatest health challenges to improve the health and care of people across the globe.
About the course
Course description 2017
Governments, insurers, health care organisations and the pharmaceutical industry need to analyse the costs and benefits of health-related strategies. Currently there is an international shortage of qualified specialists in this area.
This course is ideal preparation for a career as a professional health economist or modeller.
- Cost-effectiveness Modelling for Health Technology Assessment
- Introduction to Health Economics
- Economic Evaluation
- Health Research Methods
- Medical Statistics and Evidence Synthesis
- Operational Research Techniques in Health Resource Allocation
- Advanced Simulation Methods
- Valuing the Benefits of Health Care
Teaching and assessment
You'll be taught through lectures, seminars, tutorials and independent study. Assessment is by coursework, examinations and a dissertation.
- 1 year full-time
- 2-3 years part-time
Minimum 2:1 honours degree from a recognised university in a numerate subject.
Relevant subjects include economics, operational research, mathematics, statistics, industrial engineering, management science, physics or systems control.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.