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University of Aberdeen: Health Economics for Health Professionals

Institution University of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition View department profile
Web www.abdn.ac.uk/smmsn
Email pgadmissions@abdn.ac.uk
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught

Summary

Gain an understanding of health economics and prepare for your future as a health professional. Health economics applies economic thinking to the analysis of health and health care. Get to know the core issues in health economics and their relevance to working health professionals. Study the tools you need to analyse and address the limited resources faced by the health sector. Learn to face the challenges of resource allocation as you build your health research skills.

Study with a team of practising health economists who are actively involved in policy-shaping research at our Health Economics Research Unit (HERU). It’s one of the leading centres of health economics in Europe. HERU is a Queen’s Anniversary Prize winner for its sustained excellence in health economics research over the last 40 years. This degree is ideal for health professionals looking to improve their understanding of health economics and research methods. Part-time and 100% online, you can manage flexible study hours to suit you.

MSc

The School of Medicine, Medical Sciences, and Nutrition provides a dynamic teaching, learning and research ecosystem that pushes beyond boundaries to create opportunities for greater knowledge, innovation, and scientific advancement to underpin improved health and disease treatment.

By promoting a culture that constantly asks, "what if?" we transcend conventional thinking, break down barriers between disciplines, and defy limits in the discovery and delivery of progressive healthcare solutions for all. Our environment empowers educators and students to keep reaching beyond imagined boundaries.

 

We nurture future leaders and change-makers who believe pushing fresh thinking is imperative for healthcare’s exciting frontiers. Our students …

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