UCL (University College London): Health Economics and Decision Science

InstitutionUCL (University College London)
Department Institute for Global Health
Web http://www.ucl.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

The MSc Health Economics and Decision Science spans economics, statistics and epidemiology. You will receive training in the theoretical foundations of these disciplines, which is enhanced through applied problems. You will benefit from the programme's strong links to industry and gain a range of skills that are in demand with prospective employers.

You can choose to focus on decision science or economics through a specific stream of the programme. By the end of the programme, you will understand how the political, economic and physical context of health systems frames the application of economics and decision science. You will also be able to conduct rigorous cost-effectiveness analyses of health interventions and technologies to inform policy at regional, national and international levels. 

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

You will undertake modules to the value of 180 credits, compromising eight taught modules worth 15 credits each and a substantive piece of student-led research that will carry 60 credits. You must undertake five compulsory modules. The combination/number of modules studied will depend on whether your background is in statistics or economics.

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