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Health Policy - Policy Theory, Economics and Public Health PgCert

Health Policy - Policy Theory, Economics and Public Health PgCert

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Health Service Policy / Planning Health Economics Environmental Health (General) Health Promotion

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The PGCert in Health Policy course offers you the chance to learn about important aspects of health policy from leading international academics and practitioners. Through intensive blocks of teaching coupled with personal study, you will acquire a detailed theoretical and practical understanding of health policy. We will introduce you to both quantitative and qualitative research techniques that will enable you to carry out original studies. You will also develop the ability to critique existing and emerging health policy on the basis of evidence and knowledge. In addition, you will gain a comparative perspective that enables you to consider the challenges affecting different regions and countries, as well as alternative potential responses to them. You will also have the opportunity to network with international peers. The courses are aimed at those already working in the health sector. You will acquire a detailed theoretical and practical understanding of health policy, with a view to improving the quality of such policy, both within the UK and internationally. Our MSc in Health Policy is designed for those working in the field to gain skills in critical analysis of studies, research design and practical application of evidence. Graduates are equipped to advance their managerial career in the NHS, Industry and private sector in the UK and the rest of the world.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

11 months

Start date

SEP

Modules

Public Health - Core
Financing Healthcare - Core
Health Systems and Policy - Core
Health Economics for Health Policy - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£7,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£15,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a minimum requirement of 2.1 degree and at least two years' healthcare experience.