You will obtain competences that enable you to ask questions that are characteristic for the analysis of applications and policy in the health sector. Finally, you will achieve strong analytical skills in the field of applied economics in general. The Economics - Health Care Management and Economics course is offered by University of Southern Denmark.
The master's programme in Economics, cand.oecon., provides knowledge based on the highest international research within the profile area. MSc graduates in Economics are able to understand and on a scientific basis reflect on this knowledge as well as identify relevant scientific problems.
MSc graduates in Economics are able to work independently and with a systematic, goal-oriented and analytical approach to solve various problems, both individually and in collaboration with others. MSc graduates in Economics are able to structure their own learning and are capable of seeking and adapting new knowledge acquired from national and international sources.
MSc graduates in Economics are able to:
The graduate can draw up new models for analysis and solutions based on run analyses. The graduate can communicate his/her knowledge and discuss professional problems with colleagues, company management and the surrounding society.
Within the profile area, the MSc graduates in Economics can manage work and development situations which are complex, unpredictable and which require new models of solutions. Graduates can also independently implement and carry through technical and cross-functional collaboration as well as claim professionally responsibility.
The graduate can independently take responsibility for his/her own technical development and specialisation.MSc graduates are able to analyse and formulate complex economics problems on a scientific basis, both individually and in collaboration with others as well as under time constraint.
The student will gain skills that will further career opportunities both in the private and the public sector - nationally as well as internationally. Graduates can expect to find employment in public administrations, government departments and agencies, management consultancies, international organizations, the pharmaceutical industry, and academia. The students will stand strong in the competition for jobs favouring skills within health economics. Examples of typical job descriptions include:
The programme consists of a number of constituent and optional courses. The constituent courses ensures that you get a solid theoretical and methodological foundation, while you with the electives have the opportunity to pursue your areas of interest.
The teaching is mainly organised as lectures and lessons where you get practical assignements. In addition individual supervision will be given. The programme is concluded with your thesis.
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