Economics and Health Economics
Department of Economics,
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Health and Related Research,
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Run jointly with the School of Health and Related Research, this specialist course will enable you to apply economic techniques to complex issues in the allocation of healthcare resources.
This course prepares you for a career as an economist in the health sector or in research.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
2:1 undergraduate degree in economics.
We will also consider students with very good degrees in related subjects with a strong background in macroeconomics, microeconomics, mathematics and statistics.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Dr Mark Bryan
Dr Mark Bryan is an expert in labour economics, micro-econometrics and wellbeing. He has advised the UK government on issues such as the minimum wage and the impact of the recession. He is a co-investigator on a Health Foundation project on the social and economic value of health.
Mark teaches on the module Public Policy Evaluation which explores techniques to find out the direct causal effect of a given government policy, identifying the difference between what actually happened and what would have happened without the policy.
We're no longer accepting applications for 2020 entry.
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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.