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MScEconomics and Health Economics

Tuition fee £16,000 per year
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You will develop the advanced technical and analytical skills you need for an exceptional career as an economist in the health sector or in research.

You’ll be taught by experts in this specialist field. Sheffield researchers created the SF6D utility index, used by decision makers around the world to evaluate the cost effectiveness of health care interventions.

The course is run jointly with the School of Health and Related Research. Their research also influences policy and informs public debate.

There are computer practicals, lectures, seminars, surgeries and workshops. You’re assessed on essays, project work and exams. The dissertation gives you the chance to conduct your own research.

Programme structure

Core modules

Microeconomic Analysis
Econometric Methods
Health Economics
Economic Evaluation of Health
Applied Microeconometrics
Valuing the Benefits of Health Care
Health Service Research Methods

Optional modules

Applied Macroeconometrics
Development Finance
International Money and Finance
Industrial Organisation
Monetary Economics
International Trade
Public Policy Evaluation
Public Economics


Computer practicals


Coursework (including essays and project work)

The dissertation gives you the chance to conduct your own research.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States