What will I learn?

Delivered in partnership with Diploma MSc, the online MSc Health Economics course provides a progression route for the Postgraduate Diploma Health Economics course. The MSc Health Economics aims to create professionals who can independently access information and use the information to critically assess, evaluate and disseminate the evidence base related to Health Economics medicine.

The online masters in Health Economics will enable more health care professionals to have the required knowledge to treat patients. It will develop problem solving and clinical skills together with preparing students to take a leadership role in Health Economics.

The MSc Health Economics course is the only one of its kind that is accessible online, and is not offered by any other institution. On completion of the course, you will be able to demonstrate an applied understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in an appropriate clinical setting; an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the discipline informed by current scholarship and research; advanced level critical skills designed to deal with complex problems and advanced knowledge and competence in Health Economics.

Assessment

Module One - Research Methodologies and Critical Appraisal

MSc teaching methods for this module are similar to the Postgraduate Diploma course modules, however it is run over 12 weeks.

Module Two - Professional Project

  • Project summary/proposal 1500 words (10%)
  • Completed Professional Project up to 10,500 words (90%)

Careers

The MSc in Health Economics is being introduced with the express purpose of promoting and enhancing professional skills and knowledge among its students which have direct relevance and application to the demands of their working roles. There is increasing competition for employment in the healthcare arena, with increasing specialisation. What's more, there is a need for postgraduate qualifications to assist with career enhancement and support specialisation.

Which department am I in?

University of South Wales

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (2 years)

Tuition fees
Total Course Fees for UK & International Students for September 2020: ?836,416.6

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

28 September 2020, 26 March 2021

Venue

Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

UNITED KINGDOM,

Online/Distance with attendance (1 year)

Tuition fees
Total Course Fees for UK & International Students for September 2020: ?836,416.6.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

26 March 2021

Venue

Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

UNITED KINGDOM,

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For graduate entry, applicants with a 3.0 or higher GPA in a relevant undergraduate degree from an accredited university will be considered for Masters programme entry. There is no GRE requirement. IELTS with an average overall score of 6.0 for postgraduate study with at least a 5.5 in each component.

For international students

Students need to have: a first degree or equivalent (including international qualifications) in a relevant professional healthcare field, such as a medical or nursing degree. Registered healthcare professionals without these recognised qualifications will be considered on an individual basis and a wide range of prior experience may be taken into account. Students need to have an IELTS overall score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 for each band) or an equivalent qualification and TOEFL minimum score of 72 (an overall score of 72 is required (with a minimum of 18 in reading, 17 in listening, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing).

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About this uni

95% of graduates at the University of South Wales are found to be in work or study within six months of graduation.

  • One of the biggest universities in the UK
  • Over 500 courses available
  • Well-renowned for partnerships with major employers
  • Teaching staff at USW are leaders in their fields