August 31, 2012
Master of Science in Health Economics: Heidelberg University
Location: Mannheim, Germany
Institute: Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine
The mission of the Master of Science in Health Economics (MScHE) program is to provide first-class training in the theoretical foundations and practical applications of health economic methods for decision-making and policy development in health and health care, within the context of the ethical principles of society.
The foundation for specialization in health economics is provided through coursework in the core areas of health economics, specifically microeconomics, econometrics, and economic evaluation of health and health care programs.
The learning outcomes for students in the MScHE program include the development of a thorough knowledge of the theory and methods used by professional health economists and active researchers in the field and their important contemporary contributions in international scholarly journals.
The program is open to medical doctors and other professionals with a health-related first academic degree equivalent to 240 ECTS (usually a Bachelor’s degree after at least four years of full-time study).
High motivation, self-reliance and a collaborative spirit are qualities that participants should hold and display. Prospective participants are expected to clearly describe their academic and personal goals and study and research interests in undertaking the program in a “Personal Statement” of two pages.
Mannheim Institute of Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine
phone: +49 621 383 9910
fax: +49 621 383 9920