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Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Health MA

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Health MA aims to equip students with the skills necessary to play an informed role in debates concerning equity and health. It explores the central ethical, economic and political problems facing health policy in the UK and globally, especially in relation to social justice. The programme covers relevant areas of moral and political theory, comparative policy analysis, and health economics, to allow students to come to a wide understanding of background issues, history and constraints, in order to be able to make a positive contribution to current debates in this field.

CareersGraduates have gone on to funded research in bioethics and in health policy, and to jobs in the health service, law, journalism, as well as medical education.

Employability

The programme equips students with an ability to think precisely and rigorously about complex problems in health systems and beyond; to work with others to explore solutions; and to write cogently and concisely. Public and private sector health employers and NGOs particularly prize these skills in graduates. The skills that the programme teaches also provide an ideal springboard to further academic study.

Optional qualifications

This degree is also available as a PG Diploma with fees set accordingly.

Application deadline

31 March 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 26,600per year

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

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 80 5

    6th out of 51 1

    6th out of 86

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    199 90%

    4th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    4th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    60th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    187 91%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    5th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    31st

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    186 90%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    72nd

    6

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