Master of Science (Economic Evaluation in Health Care)

City, University of London
Health economics
Research methods
Course outline: 

The MSc is designed to meet the demand for health economics’ quantitative and analytical skills for decision-making in the healthcare sector, both in developed and in developing countries.

Who is it for?

This course is designed for anyone with some quantitative background interested in developing a career as a health economist in the public or private sector. Typical backgrounds of students comprise pharmacy, medical sciences, economics,biology and other.

This course will enable you to change the direction of your professional career towards health economics.


The aim of this course is to develop your analytical and modeling abilities, as well as to provide you with the background and theoretical foundations of health economics. This course will provide you with the skills and the experience you need to work as a health economists in a pharmaceutical company, an economic consultancy, in private and public think-tanks and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), as well as public institutions designing health care policy.

Course modules: Part one

  • Quantitative methods (Health) (30 credits)
  • Advanced Economic Evaluation in Health Care (15 credits)
  • Economic evaluation (15 credits)
  • Economic evaluation workshops (15 credits)
  • Welfare economics (15 credits)
  • Epidemiology (15 credits)
  • Health Economics (15 credits)

Course modules: Part two

  • Economics research project (60 credits)
Type of training: 
Master's degree
Delivery mode: 
Face to face
United Kingdom
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