Taught course

Health Policy, Planning and Financing

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

Entry requirements

This programme is based in the Department of Social Policy, LSE, and at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). You should apply through the LSHTM and for further information, please contact Mr Paul Shanley, Deputy Registrar, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is based in the Department of Social Policy| and at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and offers students the opportunity to have close contacts with leading research centres in the field of health policy, such as LSE Health and Social Care based in the Department of Social Policy.

The MSc Health Policy, Planning and Financing is one of the oldest graduate level programmes in health policy worldwide, having been offered continuously since 1986. The programme aims to develop competence and expertise in the field of health policy, planning and finance. You will develop:

*an understanding of the process of policy making.
*knowledge of key options in the policy, planning and financing of health services.
*an ability to use disciplines required in formulating, implementing and evaluating health policies and plans.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations75
Dissertation25 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Mr Paul Shanley
Email
registry@lshtm.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7299 4646