Taught course

Economic Evaluation in Healthcare

City, University of London · Department of Economics

Entry requirements

You should have some mathematical background (A-level, IB, AP or any other equivalent secondary school qualification) and an upper second class (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in an economics related discipline (e.g. Finance, Business), Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing or any other health science related discipline.

Students with a good lower second class in one of the above disciplines might be considered on a case-by-case basis.

You must also meet the English language requirement for the programme.

Months of entry


Course content

The demand for specialists in health economics continues to increase. Whether you have a quantitative, sciences’ or economics background, the MSC in Economic Evaluation in Healthcare is designed to help you meet that demand.

From economic evaluation, health economics and quantitative methods to welfare economics and epidemiology, this course will give you the expertise to pursue a rewarding career in health economics.

This course has been designed to meet the demand for health economics’ quantitative and analytical skills for decision-making in the healthcare sector.

The Economic Evaluation in Healthcare MSc helps you:

  • Develop your analytical and modelling abilities.
  • Understand the background and theoretical foundations of health economics.
  • Recognise the conceptual bases for economic evaluation and advanced quantitative methods relevant to healthcare decision-making.
  • Gain the skills and the experience you need to work as a health economist.

The Office of Health Economics (OHE) will fund 2 part-time students per year to do the M.Sc. in Economic Evaluation in Healthcare at the Department of Economics at City, University of London. The applicant needs to have been accepted onto the M.Sc. Programme first and then apply for the fellowship by emailing a personal statement to the OHE. Please see our website for more details.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    27 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)20 7040 0249