Taught course

Health Economics, Outcomes and Management in Cardiovascular Sciences

Institution
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) · Department of Health Policy
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree or equivalent in any discipline, with clinical, health policy and economics background and/or work experience in the health policy and economics field.

Months of entry

December

Course content

The Executive MSc Health Economics, Outcomes and Management in Cardiovascular Sciences is a specialist programme for healthcare professionals and industry leaders in the cardiovascular sciences. Developed in collaboration with the European Society of Cardiology, the programme offers a set of tailored courses in health economics, outcomes research, and healthcare management.

The two-year taught modular degree provides you with the opportunity to study in an academic department recognised for its quality of research and policy advice as well as excellence in academic teaching. Studying in a multidisciplinary environment with links to specialist research groups allows you to pursue what is most important to your professional specialism and acquire new skills to accelerate and refocus your career.

You will join a diverse and international group of students, specialists, and industry leaders who bring different perspectives, expertise, and experience to the classroom. Together you will examine crucial health policy matters in the cardiovascular sciences, using the latest in policy analysis and economic principles.

In your first year of study, you will learn a core set of skills in health economics, health policy, health system administration and management in cardiovascular sciences. You will develop the ability to understand, appraise, develop and interpret cost-effectiveness analyses as well as review and evaluate healthcare interventions.

In your second year, you will select from a range of modules constructed to expand your analytical ability and methodological toolkit for working in health care, pharmaceutical, hospital, and related sectors. This allows you to specialise according to your career aspirations.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Office
Email
stu.rec@lse.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7955 6613