MSc in Global Health

Programme code: TMGLHE

Department: Health Policy

This information is for the 2017/18 session.

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations
Classification scheme for the award of a taught master's degree (five units)
Exam sub-board local rules

Full year programme. Students take five compulsory half unit courses, options to the value of 1.0 units, and a dissertation.

Paper

Course number and title

1

HP405

Global Health: Policymaking and Policy Change (H)

2

HP404

Global Health Policy: Institutions, Actors and Politics (H)

3

HP408

Financing Health Care: Comparative Perspectives (H)

4

HP421

Economic Analysis for Health Policy in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (H)

5

One of the following half-unit courses:

 

HP403

 Health Systems and Policies in Developing Countries (H) or

 

HP407

Evidence Review and Synthesis for Decision Making (H)

6

Optional courses to the value of 1.0 units from the following list:

DV421

Global Health and Development (H)

DV456

Planning for Population and Development (H)

DV457

Sexual and Reproductive Health Programmes: Design, Implementation and Evaluation (H)

HP401

Foundations of Health Policy (H)

HP402

Measuring Health System Performance (H)

HP403

Health Systems and Policies in Developing Countries (H)

HP406

Principles of Modern Epidemiology (H)

HP407

Evidence Review and Synthesis for Decision Making (H)

HP422

Health Care Economic Evaluation (H)

HP424

Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy (H)

HP426

Applied Health Econometrics (H)

HP427

US Health Policy (H) (not available 2017/18)

MY405

Research Methods for Evaluation in Health, Development and Public Policy (H)

SA4C8

Global Social Policy and International Organisations (H)

SA4D1

Critical Population Health Issues in High and Middle-Income Countries (H)

SA4D2

Global Health and Population Change (H)

SA4D3

 Behavioural Economics and the Valuation of Health Outcomes (H)

Or another LSE course subject to the approval of the course tutor.

Or selected linear and study units at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine subject to the approval of the course tutor.

7

HP411

Dissertation in Global Health (H)

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