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Course summary

This MSc course is designed to link economic theory and methods to the practice of health economics. The MSc in Economics and Health Economics is for graduates in Economics who would like to advance their knowledge and specialise in Health Economics through a postgraduate-level degree. Students will gain a thorough grounding in advanced core areas of microeconomics and econometrics, and will have the opportunity to understand how economic theory and methods can be employed to offer solutions to issues and debates around health and health care provision. An 8,000-word dissertation provides an opportunity to explore your own interests across these fields of study.


Core modules Economic Evaluation in Health Care Health Economics Microeconomics A or B Quantitative Methods: Econometrics A or B Dissertation The dissertation will allow you to develop the skills needed to carry out original research in economics and health economics. Read more about the core modules on our Economics web pages. Optional modules Optional modules can vary from year to year. Example optional modules may include: Topics in Public Finance Behavioural Economics Topics in Applied Microeconomics International Health Policy Behavioural Change: Nudging and persuasion

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) specialising mainly in economics. This means you should have achieved a good standard in undergraduate courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics/economic statistics at an intermediate level. We also expect a good standard achieved in mathematics taken at undergraduate level. English language requirements You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: Band A IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0. International qualifications We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. Additional requirements There are no additional entry requirements for this course.

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Economics and Health Economics at University of Warwick - UCAS