LSE is pleased to announce our offerings of 4-5 day short courses in the fields of health economics, policy and management. These courses will allow participants to engage with other professionals to achieve one or more of the following objectives, depending on your course choices:
Learn about basic health policy and economic principles
Develop an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of health systems and health economics
Gain knowledge of management and administration within the context of health care and pharmaceuticals
Acquire practical skills to undertake cost-effectiveness analysis, economic evaluation and clinical trials research
All teaching will be provided by London School of Economics staff and some external lecturers from top-tier universities chosen for their areas of expertise. Teaching will be a mix of lectures and seminars, which will be either discussion-based or computer-based depending on the course.
We assume no previous formal training in health economics or policy but expect applicants to show aptitude in quantitative skills through previous coursework or employment.
In 2014, the following short courses will be available:
Advanced Health Economics SA4K9, Tuesday 3 June (am) to Monday 9 June (am) 2014. Applicants for this course need to have training in health economics or to have done the Health Economics SA4G2 Health Economics (introductory course before applying)
Statistical Methods in Economic Evaluation SA4G4, Monday 9 June (pm) to Friday 13 June (pm) 2014
Health Economics SA4G2, Monday 8 December (pm) to Monday 15 December (am) 2014
Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy SA4G3, 8 December (am) to Friday 12 December (am) 2014
Measuring Health System Performance SA4G6, Monday 15 (pm) to Friday 19 December (pm) 2014.
Applications (including all required documents) for June 2014 courses should be submitted by Monday 7th April 2014. Applications for December 2014 courses should be submitted by Monday 14 October 2014.
Please keep in mind these course guides are only for informational purposes. There will be no assessments for students taking these courses and course teachers may change depending on availability. Readings will be distributed electronically or sent to you in a CD prior to the start of the course.
All teaching will take place on the London School of Economics & Political Science campus located in central London.
Accommodation and meals are not included in the course fees.
Completed application form
Reference letter from your employer
Transcript from your most recent degree (this can be a photocopy). The transcript should state what courses you took to receive your degree, the marks in each course and the overall final degree classification. If this is not in English you should also provide a certified translation.
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£1,950.00 (exclusive of VAT) for 1 course
£3,800.00 (exclusive of VAT) for 2 courses
£5,600.00 (exclusive of VAT) for 3 courses
A discount of 10% will be applied for payment prior to 8 weeks before the start of the course.
Fee includes access to online reading materials.
We require a minimum of 10 students to run each course and will offer a full refund if this minimum student number is not reached.
These courses are not offered for credit towards certificate, diploma or MSc degrees at the LSE. Upon completing the short course, participants will receive a certificate of attendance. If subsequently, a participant decides to pursue a degree at the LSE, the course must be taken again on a for-credit basis after applying through Graduate Admissions for a MSc programme.
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