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Health Economics for Health Professionals


Course Description

Your programme of study

If you want to study health economics but you can't travel to University of Aberdeen the discipline is available now for online study from anywhere in the world. The programme is ideal of you are a health professional or want to work in the discipline and you can't relocate to study, you have a full time job or other commitments which don't allow you to study on campus. If you have a 2:1 degree from any discipline this programme is available for application. There are wide ranging healthcare and associated industries reliant on health economics and research to drive regulation and policy, purchasing provision and research in the public and private sectors internationally. HERU has strong links with policy makers in the UK including the Evidence Directorate of Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Analytical Services Division of the Scottish Government and NHS Education Scotland with NHS Health Scotland.

Health economics applies economic thinking to the analysis of health and health care. It is a relatively young sub-discipline but has grown rapidly. This MSc programme is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career as a professional health economist or who wish to undertake a PhD. Health economics is typically applied in multidisciplinary settings. This is reflected within the course providing you with health economics skills alongside generic economic and health service research skills.

Courses listed for the programme

Introduction to Economics and Health Economics
Applied Statistics

Optional Courses
Economic Evaluation - Principles and Frameworks
Economic Evaluation - Applications and Policy
Health Care Systems and Policy (distance learning)
Economics of Health Behaviour
Fundamentals of Research Design
Evidence - Based health
Health Informatics (Distance Learning)
Health Economics for Health Professionals Project
Introduction to Economics and Health Economics

Find out more detail by visiting the programme web page
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/degree-programmes/111/health-economics/

Why study at Aberdeen?

• You will be studying in one of the leading centres for health economics in Europe at Aberdeen University with courses developed
by the Institute of Applied Sciences and HERU
• You have access to over 85 000 books and 20 000 articles in journals
• The programmed draws on over 40 years research in health economics

Where you study

• Online
• September
• 9 months, 18 months or 24 months

International Student Fees 2017/2018

Find out about fees:
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/degree-programmes/111/health-economics/
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/tuition-fees-and-living-costs-287.php

*Please be advised that some programmes have different tuition fees from those listed above and that some programmes also have additional costs.

Scholarships

View all funding options on our funding database via the programme page
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/finance-funding-1599.php
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/funding/

Visit the Health Economics for Health Professionals page on the Aberdeen University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Honours degree (at least 60% or GPA 2.4/4) in economics or in any related discipline is required. IELTS Academic (6.5), TOEFL iBT (90), PTE Academic Overall (62), Cambridge English Advanced & Proficiency (176)[[English Language Requirements]]https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/requirements-pg-266.php[[English Language Requirements]]View Website

Last Updated

27 July 2017

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