|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£16,000 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A good 2:1 undergraduate degree in economics usually with mathematics and statistics components
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
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.
Economic Evaluation of Health
Valuing the Benefits of Health Care
Health Service Research Methods
International Money and Finance
Public Policy Evaluation
Coursework (including essays and project work)
The dissertation gives you the chance to conduct your own research.