Apply to the MSc in International Health Policy (Health Economics) at LSE – funding opportunities available

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Become part of LSE! Join the Department of Health Policy, where we train and inspire people passionate about health by advancing and challenging their understanding of health systems and the social, economic and political contexts in which they operate.

Embark on a specialised journey within the MSc International Health Policy programme with the Health Economics stream, designed to equip you with advanced knowledge and skills in health economics. Dive deep into the intricacies of health economics principles, statistical methodologies, and econometrics, and discover their application in addressing pivotal issues in health policy.

You’ll benefit from:

  • Advanced health economics: gain a comprehensive understanding of advanced health economics principles, enabling you to tackle complex challenges at the intersection of health and economics.
  • International perspective: immerse yourself in an international perspective on health economics, with a focus on high-income countries, while also exploring select aspects related to low- and middle-income nations.
  • Expert faculty: learn from a team of esteemed professors who specialise in health economics and boast extensive experience in applied health economics and policy research across diverse settings.
  • Diverse entry points: while prior knowledge of economics is beneficial, this programme is open to students with quantitative skills, ensuring accessibility to a broad range of aspiring health economists.
  • Specialised topics: explore a curriculum that delves into advanced health economics, healthcare economic evaluation, applied health econometrics, pharmaceutical economics and policy, and statistical methodologies in healthcare economic evaluation.

Graduate Destinations

This programme gives you the option to undertake an internship with major international or governmental organisations, NGOs, private companies, or academic institutions, enhancing your practical experience.

With this degree, you’ll prepare for a rewarding career in sectors where health economists play an indispensable role.

Graduates have found employment in government departments, international organisations, health insurance companies, healthcare administration, management consultancy, pharmaceutical and medical device firms, and the broader commercial health sector. Others have pursued academic paths, enrolling in prestigious PhD programmes at European and US universities.

Find out more about the support you’ll receive through LSE Careers and LSE Alumni.

Scholarships and other funding

LSE recognises that the cost of living in London may be higher than in your hometown or country. We make available million of pounds annually in financial aid for our students with both Home and Overseas fee status through a wide variety of scholarships, such as the Graduate Support Scheme, Master’s Awards and Anniversary Scholarships. Around one quarter of our graduate students receive financial support from the School.

At master’s level, the value of support given by LSE ranges in value from 10 per cent of the tuition fee to a full fees and maintenance award.

LSE is ranked fifth in the world for the study of social sciences and management (QS World QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023).

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants

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