Health Economics Courses Online

Diploma MSc is an award-winning provider of online medical education for Postgraduate Diploma and Masters courses. We are now pleased to add the Health Economics Postgraduate Diploma and Health Economics Masters to our growing range of online courses. Our health economics courses are offered in conjunction with our partner, the University of South Wales, who have developed a strong reputation for delivering innovative learning.

Our online health economics courses are necessary to address the disparity between national and sub-national decision-making, and between different sub-national regions or institutions. They aim to standardise processes and give practitioners the ability to apply the same principles to their individual decision-making. The courses in health economics will enable health care professionals to be well equipped to elicit the maximum value from finite budgets. They will help students understand why health Economics has and should become integral to healthcare decision making as well as understanding the underlying principles, methodologies and processes associated with this established and growing international discipline.

Health Economics is an established and growing discipline. Populations are ageing and overcrowded; people are living longer and have longer term health management needs. More complex research, development and diagnostic capabilities are leading to higher healthcare costs, healthcare budgets are stretched globally so that health economics is now foundational and integral to healthcare decision making at every level. Its principles, methods and related processes are now applied internationally to varying degrees across public, private and mixed healthcare systems and to decisions relating to drugs, devices, treatment pathways and preventative health strategies.

This very practical Postgraduate Diploma and MSc will focus on direct application to current topics, case studies and processes relevant to the student’s own remit and country of practice. Unlike other courses, it covers the key disease area pertinent to health Economics for healthcare decision making.

These courses are perfect for healthcare professionals looking for distance learning health economics courses and can be completed in your own time around your busy schedule. View our health economics course outline for the Postgraduate Diploma and MSc by clicking the appropriate link below.

Subject Courses

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics

Delivered over 1 year, the online part time distance learning Postgraduate Diploma course is specially developed for busy health professionals. Formatted in 6 modules (120 credits), each of 6 weeks duration; the course is designed to be practical and clinically focused.

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MSc in Health Economics

The MSc runs over 1 calendar year. Starting with an initial 12-week online module to develop skills in critical appraisal and knowledge of research methodologies. Students then progress to a professional project module which consists of a 1,500 word proposal and 10,500 word professional project.

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