Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree or equivalent in any discipline.

English standard level.

Months of entry

September

Course content

About this MSc programme

In the MSc International Health Policy programme, you analyse current and emerging health care problems and the range of health policies being developed to meet them internationally.

You will examine important health policy issues through the application of basic health policy and economic principles. The programme offers an international perspective, with international faculty in many courses. You will also benefit from contact with research staff in LSE Health and Social Care, including specialists in health economics, public health, social care, European health care reform and behavioural public policy.

You may be able to undertake an internship with a major international or governmental organisation, company or academic institution as part of your overall student assessment.

This programme will prepare you for a career in a range of fields, including in health administration, health management, government departments or agencies, consultancies, international organisations and the commercial health sector; as well as for a career in research or for further study.

Health Economics Specialist Stream

This specialist stream will allow you to further concentrate on health economics analysis. The programme will develops your skills in advanced health economics, health care economic evaluation, applied health econometrics, and performance measurement. You learn how to develop solutions to key health policy issues using advanced economic principles. More information can be found on the LSE website.

Department of Health Policy

The Department is a graduate department, preparing students for careers in health policy leadership. The Department carries out impactful health and social care research, influences and informs national and global policy-making and implementation. You will have the opportunity to engage with the UK's top academics, policy-makers and professionals in international health. You will be taught by leading UK and European academics in the areas of health economics, management and policy. You will also benefit from contact with research staff in LSE Health, including specialists in health economics, public health, social care, European health care reform and behavioural public policy.

Information for international students

For country-specific information regarding entry requirements, fees, and scholarships avaliable, please visit LSE's country pages.

Fees and funding

Every graduate student is charged a fee for their programme.

This programme is eligible for needs-based awards from LSE, including the Graduate Support Scheme, Master's Awards and Anniversary Scholarships.

More information on funding and scholarships can be found on the LSE website.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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