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Executive MSc Health Economics, Outcomes and Management in Cardiovascular Sciences

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    DEC-20

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

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.

Teaching methods and assessment

Each course consists of approximately 20 hours minimum contact time. In addition you will be assigned an academic mentor who will offer support over the course of your studies.

Careers

This MSc will prepare you to explore new advisory, management, and leadership roles within the health care field. Beyond your current work settings, you will be able to expand your employment opportunities in related sectors, including the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries, consultancies, government, and non-governmental organisations. Upon graduation, you can expect to take on more responsibility or shift your career focus in the cardiovascular science field.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,443per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

  • University League Table

    4th

  • Campus address

    London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, Houghton Street, Westminster, WC2A 2AE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 78

    2nd out of 42 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    178 80%

    10th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    74th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 191
    164 85%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    39th

    8

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