Programme structure

The master's degree programme in Health Economics, Policy and Management is a full time programme. Learning activities are organized according to the following plan for 120 credits in total.

4th semester HMM4501 – Master thesis
3rd semester Specialisation
2nd semester Specialisation
1st semester HECON4100 – Fundamentals of Health Economics HMAN4100 – Fundamentals of management HMET4100 – Fundamentals of statistics HGOV4100 – Fundamentals of Health Care Systems HLAW4100 – Fundamentals of Health Law HMED4100 – Fundamentals of medicine
Credits 5 credits 5 credits 5 credits 5 credits 5 credits 5 credits

The programme is under revision. Alteration in the programme may apply from autumn 2019.

The 1st semester is aimed at acquiring fundamentals of economics, management, policy, law, medicine and research methods relevant to the healthcare sector. All fundamental courses need to be passed (or exemption received) in order to start 2nd semester courses.

2nd and 3rd semesters are devoted to the development of advanced and specialised skills on current issues in the health care sector.

There are four different specialisations to choose from:

The 4th semester is dedicated to the preparation of the master thesis. You need to submit a research proposal no later than 15th of November in the 3rd semester.

Diploma and degree

This programme leads to the following degree: Master of Philosophy in Health Economics, Policy and Management
Published June 6, 2012 10:00 AM - Last modified Sep. 28, 2018 6:07 PM