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Health Economics MPhil

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Full time | Bangor University | 2 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Health Economics Health Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

About This Course

The programme will provide students with research skills relevant to employment in the academic and university sector, Health Service and other healthcare organisations as well as the private sector, such as consultancy and the pharmaceutical industry. It also provides a dedicated route for high-calibre students who may have a specific research aim in mind and are ready to carry out independent research leading to PhD level study.

Course Content

What will you study on this course?

The course requires the student to undertake a substantial piece of independent research at the cutting edge of health economics and medicines evaluation.

Research Thesis

Students will be able to choose a topic that suits their professional or organisational goals linked to the following broad categories supported by CHEME:

Pharmacoeconomics

Cost effectiveness analysis of medicines, pharmacogenetics, pharmaceutical services
Pharmaceutical policy
Methods of economic evaluation and health technology assessment

Public Health Economics

Valuing nature, public health and the circular economy
Behavioural economics, public health and health policy
Application of cost benefit analysis and social return on investment analysis in public health.

Careers

The MPhil(Health Economics) provides an excellent research-based training with exposure to a dynamic multidisciplinary environment at CHEME and the Bangor Institute of Health and Medical Research (BIHMR). This provides a sound platform for a future career in the area of health and social care research with potential progression to PhD, in particular linked to the subject area of Public Health Economicsand Pharmacoeconomics. It also presents an opportunity to explore a contemporary area of health or social care related to health economics that has relevance to organisational contexts.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

4,580

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

18,750

Entry requirements

Successful completion of Bachelor degree class of 1st or 2:1 or equivalent, in a relevant subject: Social science e.g. economics, psychology; Quantitative science e.g. mathematics, operational research; Medical e.g. pharmacy, medicine, nursing, biomedical sciences.

University information

Located on the beautiful North Wales coast between the mountains and the sea, Bangor University has a rich academic history and delivers a superb student experience, making it a unique higher education institution in the UK. A welcoming academic community with around 10,000 students, Bangor University has a renowned reputation for excellent student support, offering a diverse range of courses spanning subject areas within the arts and...more

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