• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    37100
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Free
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English
    Language
The Public Health Sciences: Health Economics, Policy and Management programme at Karolinska Institutet provides a global perspective to the medical management field and has a multidisciplinary approach. Medical management addresses how resources in the form of competence, knowledge, material and other assets can best be used and developed to improve human health.
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  • Fees and funding

About

The Public Health Sciences: Health Economics, Policy and Management programme at Karolinska Institutet provides a global perspective to the medical management field and has a multidisciplinary approach. Medical management addresses how resources in the form of competence, knowledge, material and other assets can best be used and developed to improve human health.

Programme presentation
The programme provides an opportunity for students to develop theoretical and practical skills for analysing health and healthcare issues at the organisational and policy level. The objectives are to enhance their existing knowledge and skills of health economics, management and policy, and to help them gain theoretical and conceptual understanding of the function of the health sector.
Career opportunities
Graduates are well prepared for several positions in the private and public sectors, particularly authorities responsible for environmental and health issues, both in Sweden and abroad. The programme provides a solid foudation for graduates wishing to continue studies at doctoral level (PhD).

Programme Structure

Courses included

Semester 1

  • Introduction course
  • Health Economics – Financing Health and Medical Care
  • Health Systems and Policy
  • Planning for Health
Semester 2
  • Basic epidemiology and Statistics I
  • Health Outcomes Measurement
  • Economic evaluation of health care programmes
  • Health and medical care management
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Detailed Programme Facts

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Academic Requirements

Specific entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree or a professional degree equivalent to a Swedish Bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits in public health science, healthcare or other relevant social sciences subject area. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary school course English 6/English B.

Proficiency in the English language can be documented by an internationally recognised test such as TOEFL, IELTS or other documentation that according to regulations certifies the equivalence of English 6/English B at Swedish upper secondary school.
Selection

The selection is based on an overall assessment of the applicant's qualifications such as previous education, relevant work and/or research experience and statement of intent. Letters of recommendation are not required.

Applicants to Karolinska Institutet´s Global Master´s programmes are asked to complete a CV form that will be used in the selection process.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 37100 International
  • Free EU/EEA
  • Total amount: 360 000 SEK
  • First instalment: 90 000 SEK

Funding

The Karolinska Institutet Global Master's Scholarships
The Karolinska Institutet Global Master's Scholarships cover the tuition fee cost, not living expenses, and only for studies at Master's level.

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