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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    The University of Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Programme description

Our PhD/MPhil Health Economics programme enables you to undertake a research project that will improve understanding of Health Economics.

Our main research themes within health economics apply or develop economic methods to understand

  • incentives and provider performance;
  • equity in healthcare and geographical resource allocation;
  • workforce planning and determinants of labour supply;
  • measurement and valuation of preferences for benefits of healthcare;
  • determinants of variation in healthcare costs and benefits;
  • economic evaluation of complex cross-therapeutic interventions;
  • utilisation of routinely collected data across health and social care to value costs and benefits in economic evaluation;
  • causal analysis of complex interventions, complex needs and less-regulated (mainly diagnostic) services;
  • innovative study design to take account of complexity in intervention design and increase in emphasis on integration of health and social care.

The research covers a number of clinical areas, including for example, ageing, mental health, precision medicine and patient safety.

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 80 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    161 73%

    20th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    36th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    49th

    9

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