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MSc in Health Policy

Course Description

This two year part time course is designed for people working in the health sector such as Government officials, clinicians and employees of health insurance companies, consulting companies and healthcare industries. Rather than taking time out of your career to study, it offers the chance, through intensive blocks of teaching, coupled with personal study, to gain an MSc qualification with Imperial College.

During the two years, you will attend four, two-week teaching sessions at Imperial College. You will also complete an individual dissertation under the supervision of world class researchers

The taught modules cover the following areas of health policy:

• Health Systems & Policy in developing countries
• Health Economics for Health Policy
• Financing Healthcare
• Health and Society
• Innovation in Healthcare
• Measuring and Improving Performance in Health Systems / Communicating Health Policy
• Health Service Delivery
• Leadership in Healthcare / Ageing and Society

In addition, students undertake a research dissertation during the second year of the MSc. In an aspect of Health Policy that will advance the understanding of best practices.

Visit the MSc in Health Policy page on the Imperial College London website for more details!

Student Profiles

Faculty of Medicine Dean's Master's Scholarships - 9 Awards

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates from Imperial College London, the UK and worldwide who have the potential to become leaders in their field. There are no restrictions on nationality.Five awards are available for Home/EU students and four are available for Overseas students. Successful applicants will have their tuition fees paid for by the Faculty of Medicine and will receive and additional stipend of £17,000 to cover living expenses (paid in monthly instalments). Students with evidence of outstanding academic potential are strongly urged to apply, as are other applicants with a less strong academic background but who have professional, research or voluntary experience in a relevant field.The deadline for scholarship applications is 26 April 2016.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Tuition Fees and a £17,000 stipend


Available to Home/EU students and Overseas students planning to study a full-time or part-time Master's course run by Imperial's Faculty of Medicine in the 2016/17 academic year.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants will need to first apply for a Master's programme run by the Faculty of Medicine. They will then need to complete an online form. Please see the Faculty of Medicine Master's Dean's Master's Scholarships page for more information.

Further Information


Entry Requirements

The normal entry requirement for this course is a UK Bachelor’s degree at 2:1 or international equivalent in any discipline and practical experience in the health sector.

Course Fees

Home/EU: Part-time — £5,950 per year Overseas: Part-time —£12,100 per year

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