The London School of Economics and Political Science
International Health Policy (Health Economics) MSc
The London School of Economics and Political Science

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

In this programme students analyse current and emerging health care problems and the range of health policies being developed to meet them internationally. It gives students the opportunity to examine important health policy issues through the application of basic health policy and economic principles, and to concentrate on options geared to health economics analysis.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

LSE Graduate Support Scheme; other scholarships and awards are available.
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Minimum entry requirement: 2:1 degree or equivalent. For Health Economics, a first degree should be in economics, mathematics, statistics, or any other quantitative subject

Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

London School of Economics and Political Science is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.

Costs

Tuition Fees International Health Policy (Health Economics) MSc

EU £18336 year 1
England UK £18336 year 1
Northern Ireland £18336 year 1
Scotland £18336 year 1
Wales £18336 year 1
International £26232 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About The London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics (LSE) is a Russell Group university, and is one of the member institutions of the University of London. Situated in the Westminster area of Central London, LSE is home to a diverse student body that comes from around the country and overseas to be a part of the experience.

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