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MSc Health Economics, Outcomes and Management in Cardiovascular Sciences

This Executive MSc is a joint collaboration between the European Heart Academy and the London School of Economics (LSE).

In this executive master's course, you will gain a theoretical and conceptual understanding of health economics, outcomes research and management, as well as relevant social science principles in the field of cardiovascular disease. These skills will empower you to shape the future of cardiovascular medicine.

Apply today for an ESC scholarship and start in December 2022.



ESC Scholarships: deadline 20 October

The ESC supports the education of future leaders in cardiovascular medicine by offering a limited number of scholarships. The ESC Scholarship Selection Committee looks for excellent references, a focused personal statement and relevant work experience.  The amount of the scholarship is £15,500.

Apply now

We kindly remind you that in order to be eligible for the ESC scholarship, you also need to have submitted your application to the LSE by 20 October 2022.

Applying for the MSc in Health Economics at LSE

Apply here

Important : The LSE's application platform will be shutting down for maintenance from 25 September until 10 October 2022. All applications that have not been submitted by 25 September will be reinitiated (details below).

If you don't think you can submit your application by 25 September, we strongly encourage you to use the time until 10 October to gather all the elements you will need in order to apply easily when the platform reopens.

Your application will be considered final when you have enter all information and document including referees information (although they don't need to have submitted their reference yet) : 

  • Personal information: such as full name, nationality, address
  • Details of two referees (either two professional referees OR one professional and one academic): including the referees institutional or work email addresses. Once the referee’s details are added, the system will automatically email the referees with a link where they will need to complete a reference form and submit a written statement. Applicants do not need to wait until the references are received before submitting the application.
  • Education details: including details of their previous institution(s) and qualification(s) received. It also asks for details of how the applicant meets the LSE English Language requirement. If the applicant needs to complete an English Language test, they can still submit their application form now, and will be asked for evidence later on. 
  • Document uploads: uploaded copies of degree transcripts and/or certificates, statement of academic purpose (further details are on the application form, or can also be found here), up to date CV/Resume, any additional miscellaneous documents they feel are relevant.
  • Payment for application: there is a non-refundable £80 application fee, which applicants are directed to pay through the portal

Before starting your application, please make sure you have read all relevant information.

Studying with us

Programme overview

The Executive MSc Health Economics, Outcomes and Management in Cardiovascular Sciences prepares students to explore new advisory, management and leadership roles within the healthcare field. This programme will expand your employment opportunities in related sectors, including health care provider management roles, pharmaceutical and medical device industries, consultancies, as well as government and non-governmental organisations. Upon graduation, you can expect to take on more responsibilities or shift your career focus towards the cardiovascular science field. 

Structure and content

The programme will be delivered through on-campus teaching blocks, at the London School of Economics, with a portion of the courses being taught online. In addition to time spent in the classroom, you will also be expected to complete distance coursework.

Graded assignments may vary from take-home exams, essays, reports to the group and individual projects.

The course language is English.

Find out more about the programme.

2022/23 teaching dates
  • Teaching block 1: 5-16 December 2022
  • Teaching block 2: 5-16 June 2023
  • Teaching block 3: December 2023 (dates TBC)
  • Teaching block 4: June 2024 (dates TBC)
Scientific content
  • Quality and Outcomes in Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Economic Analysis for Health Policy
  • Economic Evaluation in Health Care
  • Introduction to Management
  • Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
  • Using Health Economics to Analyse and Inform Policy and Practice

Students will choose three additional courses from a range of options. 

Who should attend?

This programme is for medical doctors, healthcare professionals, and scientists working on cardiovascular diseases. It has been designed to meet the needs of future cardiology leaders who seek formal qualifications but cannot participate in a traditional full-time MSc programme.

Some of the mandatory courses will focus on cardiovascular disease. Therefore, experience in cardiovascular science, either as a practising cardiologist or as a health economist, is desirable. Outstanding candidates with different backgrounds in health care are strongly encouraged to apply.

Students with previous training in health economics or policy can benefit from our more advanced course options. 

Tuition fees

Tuition fees 2022/23 for Executive MSc Health Economics, Outcomes and Management in Cardiovascular Sciences: £30,040 (£15,020 per annum) for UK, EU, and overseas students.

Tuition fees include:

  • the pre-registration fee;
  • enrolment into the MSc programme;
  • full access to LSE’s services and facilities (including the LSE library and career services); and
  • the opportunity to attend LSE’s excellent programme of public lectures and events.

Payment:

  • Pre-registration fee : This fee of £500 secures your place. It will enable you to gain access to online programme materials ahead of your arrival on campus. This sum will be deducted from your overall tuition fee.
  • First year: £15,020 
  • Second year: £15,020