MSc Economics and Health Economics
Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences
Train to be a professional economist to understand and apply powerful economics techniques that make a real difference to the outside world.
About the course
Course description 2017
Run jointly with the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) this specialist course will enable you to apply economic techniques to complex issues in the allocation of health care resources.
This course prepares you for a career as an economist in the health sector or in research.
- Microeconomic Analysis
- Econometric Methods
- Health Economics
- Economic Evaluation of Health
- Applied Microeconometrics
- Health Service Research Methods
- Valuing the Benefits of Health Care.
Examples of optional modules
- Applied Macroeconometrics
- Development Finance
- International Money and Finance
- Industrial Organisation
- Monetary Economics
- International Trade
- Public Economics
- Public Policy Evaluation
1 year full-time
A good 2:1 undergraduate degree in economics usually with mathematics and statistics components. We’ll also consider students with very good degrees in related subjects with strong economics, finance (not accounting finance), mathematics and/or statistics components.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
A limited number of National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) studentships are available for home and EU students on this course.
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:
Mrs Louise Harte
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.