Health Economics MSc in the heart of London - City, University of London
Fascinated by economics and how it shapes our increasingly connected lives?
In an ever changing world, the role and influence of economics has never been more important. From the fragility of global markets, to the impact of immigration, and the organisation of healthcare systems, economics touches on all areas of modern life.
Economics studies the drivers of change. By studying economics, not only do you gain an understanding of economic theory and ideas, but you also develop key transferable skills such as analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
City, University of London offers a range of postgraduate courses in the field of economics, which enable you to expand your knowledge and increase career opportunities, following in the footsteps of recent graduates who are working in global corporations, governments and international organisations around the world.
City, University of London is conveniently located a stone’s throw away from the world’s leading financial capital, the City of London and has strong links with industry. The Department’s facilities and subscriptions to services like Bloomberg, Reuters Eikon, the Financial Times and The Economist support students in their learning. There are also a range of extracurricular activities students can get involved in, as well as an Economics Society.
City offers a range of extensive careers and employability support, supporting students to explore, develop and succeed in their career goals. Graduate prospects are high, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019/20 showed that 90.62% of graduates who studied the Economics MSc programme progressed onto employment or further study.
Academics conduct world-leading research, which informs teaching in a broad range of topics that go beyond standard micro and macroeconomics and econometrics including financial derivatives, asset pricing, epidemiology, health economics, economics of strategy, microfinance, regulation and competition, applied econometrics and many more.
Postgraduate study has tangible benefits and real long-term value. It allows you to gain specialist knowledge of a specific subject and grow your professional network to open any number of doors.
City’s Economics master’s students can tailor their career to professional interests with specialisms in economic theory as well as behavioural, business, health and development economics.
The Economics master’s programmes at City are designed to help you move smoothly from a ‘consumer’ to ‘producer’ of economics. We have a recently modernised portfolio of Economics degrees, moving away from exams towards developing skills in the use of economic theory and quantitative techniques to solve the real world problems that you will face in your career.
City’s Economics master’s programmes also offer great flexibility to fit what suits you best. You can choose whether to write a dissertation or take two further elective modules and write a literature review on a topic of your choice.
Whatever your motivations for considering a postgraduate degree, following your course you can go forward with greater confidence.
City, University of London offers a Master's in Health Economics course:
Health Economics MSc
Start date - September 2023
Course code – PSHEEC
Full-time: 1 year Part-time: 2 years
Total credits: 180
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 course presents you with an ideal career pathway in private or public sector.
You will benefit from the Health Economics MSc by gaining and developing practical new skills and critical knowledge that directly relates to the workplace.
Your analytical and modelling abilities will grow alongside an understanding of microeconomics principles applied to health and healthcare.
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.
We aim to ensure that you graduate with full confidence in your abilities as a health economist and how to provide real value to employers.
Who is this course for?
If you are committed to finding a rewarding career as a health economist, this MSc programme can put you on the best track. It is designed for those with a background in economics who wish to specialise, but we also offer provision for those with undergraduate degrees in other related fields.
Find out more information and apply here: https://www.city.ac.uk/prospective-students/courses/postgraduate/health-economics
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