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Full time | Northampton Square | 1 year | SEP

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1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Economics

Course type


Course Summary

Key information

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.

Benefits of this course

You will benefit from the Health Economics MSc by gaining and developing practical new skills and critical knowledge that directly relates to the workplace.

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.

Your analytical and modelling abilities will grow alongside an understanding of microeconomics principles applied to health and healthcare.

We aim to ensure that you graduate with full confidence in your abilities as a health economist and how they 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 if you are new to economics.


This Health Economics MSc prepares you for a range of careers in areas such as economic consultancies, think-tanks, the pharmaceutical industry and governmental and non-governmental bodies.


This module enables you to research and synthesise both the background and latest research in a relevant area of economics for their programme, including how to prepare a professional summary of existing literature.

Tuition fees

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Course fees for non-UK/ international students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have: some mathematical background (A-level, IB, AP or any other equivalent secondary school qualification); upper second-class degree (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in Economics or a related discipline (e.g. Finance or Mathematics).

University information

City, University of London is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. It is home to over 20,000 students, 46% of which are studying at postgraduate level and has over 175,000 alumni from over 180 countries. City is divided into five different academic Schools: School of Arts & Social Sciences Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) School of Health Sciences The City Law...more