This is a joint programme provided by the School and the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE). It will enable you to develop your critical analysis of issues within health policy, planning and financing and to devise appropriate health policy responses in countries at all levels of development.
By the end of the programme you will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a diverse range of global and national health policies, including current and emerging trends, and of associated disciplines
- apply your knowledge and skills using a multidisciplinary approach to formulate, implement and evaluate health policies and plans
- demonstrate competence in key research and presentation skills, such as undertaking a literature search, a critical review of published literature or to evaluate research findings
Graduates enter careers in global health and national health policy and planning, research, advisory or advocacy roles in governments and international agencies.
- Financing Health Care (LSE)
- Health Services or Health Policy, Process and Power (LSHTM)
You will also take one additional module from each institution:
- Health Economics; Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy; Introduction to Health Policy and Politics (LSE)
- Health Policy, Process and Power; Basic Epidemiology; Health Services; Issues in Public Health (LSHTM)
Elective modules include:
- Economic Analysis for Health Policy (LSHTM)
- Analytical Models for Decision Making (LSHTM)
- Statistical Methods in Health Care Economic Evaluation (LSE)
- Cost-effectiveness Analysis in Health Care (LSE)
You will complete a research project on a relevant topic of your choosing, which involves writing a 6,000 word report.
Duration: one year full-time or two years part-time
Programme directors: Dr Neil Spicer (LSHTM), Dr Mrigesh Bhatia (LSE)
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org