A 2:1 or equivalent. We may also accept experience deemed to be of an equivalent standard. Contact the programme administrators for guidance. You are not required to have experience or qualifications in economics.
Months of entry
Mounting pressure on health care budgets worldwide has focused attention on how best to organise health care systems and the spending within them.
The University of York distance learning courses in health economics allow you to gain a qualification without interrupting your career, and offer the flexibility to spread study over a period of years to suit your professional and personal circumstances.
The Postgraduate Certificate course is the first of three distance learning courses in health economics that are offered by the University of York, the other two being the Postgraduate Diploma Health Economics for Health Care Professionals and the MSc Economic Evaluation for Health Technology Assessment.
This course will provide you with the basic principles and tools of health economics so that you can understand the work place situations you encounter from an economic perspective and apply basic economic concepts in your work.
Information for international students
If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:
IELTS 6.5, minimum 6.0 in each component.
For more information see our English language requirements.
Fees and funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time12-24 months
- Distance learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
- +44 (0) 1904 323750