MSc Economics & Health Economics Studentships

The MSc Economics & Health Economics at the University of Sheffield is taught jointly by the Department of Economics and the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR).

Health economics is a growing area in public policy, in academia, and in the private sector, with a national shortage of qualified specialists at postgraduate level.

The course has been awarded four studentships per year for three years from 2017-2018 to 2019-2020, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - subject to contract.

We are now accepting a second round of applications and the deadline is Monday, 7 August 2017.

What is the MSc course about?

This is a one-year masters level degree in health economics, aimed at those who wish to pursue careers as applied economists in the health sector, and at those who wish to continue with academic research. Candidates must have a strong background in undergraduate level economics.

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Entry requirements for MSc Economics & Health Economics

For those who are interested, there may be opportunities for PhD funding at the Department of Economics or at ScHARR after the completion of the MSc.

What does the studentship cover?

The studentship consists of a stipend and home student fees. The figures are expected to be £14,553 and £6,500, respectively, for 2017-18, and may be revised for subsequent years.

Who can apply?

The studentship is available for UK/EU students only.

How do I apply?

See the University's postgraduate web pages for full details.

Please indicate clearly on Fees and Funding Status section of your application form that you would like to apply for the NIHR studentship.

When should I apply?

We are now accepting a second round of applications for postgraduate study starting September 2017.  The deadline for applications is Monday, 7 August 2017.

How can I find out more?

If you are interested, please email Aki Tsuchiya: