Master in Health Economics and Policy

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (GSE)
15.10.2012 - 08.07.2013  Barcelona, Spain
The Master offers an intensive course in quantitative methods in September which is compulsory
Course Content
One year master program taught in English addressed to graduates with good quantitative skills that seek to acquire deep understanding in health technology assessment, health systems, biosciences market, the tools of political and organizational analysis, and medical ethics. We aim to endow students with the analytical capacity oriented towards decision-making in all aspects of healthcare sector.
Learning objectives, training objectives
Skills acquired:
- Health technology evaluation and a critical appraisal of current methods
- Identify and integrate ethical issues in health technology evaluation
- Policy-oriented decision-making
- Compare and assess health systems
Target Audience
Graduates in Economics, business administration, engineering and medical sciences
Typical postgraduate careers and job opportunities
Potential employers of program graduates include:
- Health, policy, and pricing divisions in pharmaceutical companies
- Health technology evaluation agencies
- Consulting firms for the health industry
- Health authorities
Bachelor degree, Good quantitative skills
Agency for Quality Assurance in the Catalan University System
Master Degree in Specialized Economic Analysis
Local Organizer
Barcelona Graduate School of Economics - Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Professional experience is not compulsory but it's an added value.

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Clara Kirchner
Economics, Financing and Controlling, Health Services, Health Systems, Hospital Management and Organisation, Management for NPOs and NGOs, Program Evaluation, Public Health, Statistics
Type of degree
Master, Doctorate
Education form
Full Time
10 Months
Credit Points
60 ECTS - Points
EUR 12.000,00
(Some fee waivers and scholarships are available based on academic-merit.)
Organizer contact info
Ramon Trias Fargas 25-27
08005 Barcelona
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