Postgraduate Diploma / MSc in Applied Health Economics (University of South Wales)

02nd September 2024
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Postgraduate Diploma / MSc in Applied Health Economics (University of South Wales)

September 2, 2024 - August 17, 2025


At a time where the average lifespan is increasing, and long-term health management is becoming more essential, the healthcare sector grapples with persistent budgetary pressures. Escalating costs in healthcare, fuelled by sophisticated research, development, and diagnostic tools, coupled with the global strain on healthcare budgets, underscore the importance of a diploma in health economics. This qualification is becoming a cornerstone in making informed healthcare decisions.

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Health Economics, offered via an accessible online format, empowers healthcare professionals to optimise resource allocation within limited budgets. It also provides students with a comprehensive understanding of why health economics is a critical component in healthcare policy and practice.

The course on Health Economics enhances expertise by exploring a variety of principles, techniques, and approaches, now adopted worldwide to different extents. These are instrumental in making decisions about medications, medical devices, treatment options, and preventive health measures across public, private, and mixed healthcare settings. What sets our course apart in health economics is the expertise of our teaching professionals, who bring to the table key insights into disease areas relevant to applied health economics and healthcare decision-making.

By enrolling in our Health Economics course, students will gain insights into the various applications of health economics across multiple healthcare systems. This course stands out among other health economics courses by providing practical knowledge applicable to real-world healthcare scenarios.

On a successful completion of this flexible postgraduate diploma in health economics, you’ll be able to:

  • Evaluate sub-national health economic decision-making processes and gain working knowledge of health economics used in health technology appraisals.
  • Gain critical understanding of the economic burden of chronic diseases, various types of analyses, setting pay thresholds, and the budget impact.
  • Critically analyse data and data interpretation.


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