Taught course

Health Policy

Imperial College London · Faculty of Medicine

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 in any discipline, with either a clinical background or other healthcare experience.

Months of entry


Course content

The courses offer you the chance to learn about important aspects of health policy from leading international academics and practitioners.

Through intensive blocks of teaching coupled with personal study, you will acquire a detailed theoretical and practical understanding of health policy. We will introduce you to both quantitative and qualitative research techniques that will enable you to carry out original studies.

You will also develop the ability to critique existing and emerging health policy on the basis of evidence and knowledge.

In addition, you will gain a comparative perspective that enables you to consider the challenges affecting different regions and countries, as well as alternative potential responses to them. You will also have the opportunity to network with international peers.

Information for international students

All candidates must demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency for admission to the College.

For admission to this course, you must achieve the higher College requirement in the appropriate English language qualification. For details of the minimum grades required to achieve this requirement, please see the English language requirements for postgraduate applicants.

Fees and funding

Please see the funding page.

Qualification and course duration


full time
- months
part time
24 months


part time
21 months


part time
10/11 months

Course contact details