Taught course

Health Economics

Institution
National University of Ireland Galway · J E Cairnes School of Business and Economics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Primary degree with Second Class Honours, Grade 1, which will have included the study of economics to intermediate level. Students who hold a Higher Diploma in Economics with Second Class Honours, Grade 1, or equivalent may also apply. IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent if applicable.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc (Health Economics) introduces the student to the principles underlying the economic analysis of health care decision making within an evolving context of technological development, population aging and changing patient expectations. The programme is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in government, the health service or in private sector pharmaceutical, medical device, research and consultancy agencies.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Ciaran O'Neill
Email
ciaran.oneill@nuigalway.ie
Phone
+353 (0)91 49 24 09