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In this executive master 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 added skills will empower you to shape the future of cardiovascular medicine.
We are now accepting applications for the academic years 2020/2021.
Programme start date moved to July 2021 - instead of December 2020
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.
The programme will be delivered through on-campus teaching blocks, at the London School of Economics in London, 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.
The course language is English.
Graded assignments may vary from take-home exams, essays, reports to the group and individual projects.
Find more information about the programme on LSE dedicated page
This programme targets 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 for June 2021 start date (instead of December 2020): £14,443 per annum for a total of £28,886. The same pound sterling fees apply for UK, EU, and overseas students.
Tuition fees include:
The application period for an ESC scholarship is now closed for June 2021 entry. But you can still apply to the programme: see details in 'Applications section'.
The ESC supports the education of future leaders in cardiovascular medicine by offering 15 scholarships.
The ESC Scholarship Selection Committee looks for excellent references, a focused personal statement and relevant work experience. The selection results were to be communicated to all scholarship applicants in April 2020.
The applications period for the MSc in Health Economics, Outcomes and Management in Cardiovascular Sciences is open for June 2021 entry (replacing December 2020 entry).
Before starting your application please make sure you've read all relevant information on the LSE website: lse.ac.uk.
The programme operates on rolling admissions. The sooner the complete application is submitted, the greater your chances are to join the programme. The approximate number of participants is 35 per intake.
This executive master course is organised thanks to collaboration between the European Heart Academy of the ESC and the London School of Economics .
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease.
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