Brunel's Health Economics & Health Policy MSc online aims to facilitate you to gain advanced skills, principles and knowledge for a career in healthcare and health policy organisations (e.g. health services, government, universities, the non-profit sector, research units, pharmaceutical industry). Develop a critical approach to health economics and the application of economic tools to evaluate healthcare intervention and policy, whilst acquiring advanced academic and research skills.
About the programme
Health Economics and Health Policy MSc is a fully online postgraduate programme for today’s aspiring Health Economics professionals. This programme has an active learning and research-led approach and allows you to study with Brunel from anywhere in the world.
Graduates of this programme develop the skills and knowledge required to pursue an impactful career in global health economics and health policy. The course is particularly beneficial to professionals who are currently working in health and social care, local government, education, and the voluntary sector.
The MSc in Health Economics and Health Policy online aims to facilitate you to gain advanced skills, principles and knowledge for a career in healthcare and health policy organisations (e.g. health services, government, universities, the non-profit sector, research units, pharmaceutical industry).
You will develop a critical approach to health economics and the application of economic tools to evaluate healthcare intervention and policy, whilst acquiring advanced academic and research skills.
About the University
BUL is ranked 23rd in the world (5th in the UK) for International Outlook (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022). Many of our graduates have become leaders in the world of public health academia and professional practice, across areas including healthcare management, infectious disease control, and public health economics. Studying with Brunel, you will learn alongside who are established experts in the fields.
Why study this course?
This programme is designed to develop a deeper understanding of healthcare economics and investigate policy solutions to emergent challenges.
You will learn to examine healthcare financing models, provider reimbursement mechanisms, incentives, and the implications for healthcare markets.
The extensive curriculum teaches you to build up knowledge and skills in reflective practice, research, communication, transferable skills and working in online groups.
How does online education from Brunel set you apart?
Gain globally sought-after skills
Developed by experts, our Health Economics and Health Policy MSc online equips you with the skills sought by leading profit and non-profit organisations around the world.
Study from anywhere in the world
Geography is no longer a barrier to a world-class education. You can attain your MSc entirely online while travelling or working.
Fit your study around your life
No more juggling work or family commitments because of your academic obligations. You can access our online platform anytime, anywhere.
Studying online, you’ll get to meet fellow students, professionals, and academics worldwide – building connections through your course that will last a lifetime.
A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally-recognised qualification in a subject such as health promotion, public health, allied health, health-related studies, social sciences, biosciences, sport science, and environmental health.
Non-native speakers of English need either of the following:
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6 in all areas)
Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
TOEFL: 92 (minimum 20 in all)
BrunELT 65% (minimum 60% in all areas)
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time