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Executive MSc in Health Economics, Outcomes and Management in Cardiovascular Sciences

Programme Code: TMHECSEX2

Department: Health Policy

For students starting this programme of study in 2022/23

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Classification scheme for the award of a taught master's degree (four units)
Exam sub-board local rules

24 month modular programme. Students take five compulsory half unit courses and options to the value of 1.5 units.

Paper

Course number, title (unit value)

Year 1

Paper 1

HP4C1E Economic Analysis for Health Policy (0.5)

Paper 2

HP4C2E Quality and Outcomes in Cardiovascular Sciences (0.5)

Paper 3

HP4C3E Economic Evaluation in Health Care (0.5)

Paper 4

HP4D7E Fundamentals of Management and Leadership in Health Care (0.5)

Year 2

Paper 5

HP4C5E Using Health Economics to Analyse and Inform Policy and Practice (0.5)

Paper 6

Courses to the value of 1.5 unit(s) from the following:

 

HP4A1E Financing Health Care (0.5)

 

HP4A2E Health Administration and Management (0.5)

 

HP4B3E Measuring Health System Performance (0.5)

 

HP4B5E Statistical Methods in Health Care Economic Evaluation (0.5)

 

HP4B7E Advanced Health Economics (0.5)

 

HP4C4E Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (0.5)

 

HP4D2E Principles of Health Technology Assessment (0.5)

 

HP4D5E Research Design for Evaluating Health Programs and Policies (0.5)

 

HP4D6E Behavioural Insights for Health Incentive Design (0.5)

Classification:

For students starting in or after the 2018/19 academic year:
Students will take a total of four units of courses. All four units will count towards the calculation of the overall award according to the conditions set out in the Classification Scheme listed above.

Progression:

Students wishing to defer sitting one or more examinations must seek permission according to the General Academic Regulations for Postgraduate Students. Students must normally pass a minimum of three out of the four compulsory half units in Year One to be able to proceed to Year Two. The Sub-Board Chair/Programme Director has the discretion to consider progression where a student only passes two out of the four compulsory half unit courses. Students are permitted to re-sit failed exams in line with the School's General Academic Regulations for Postgraduate Students.

Diploma:

This Diploma is classified according to the Scheme for the Award of a Diploma.

Students may be eligible for the award of a Diploma if, as a result of exceptional and unforeseen circumstances, they must leave the MSc programme after completing the four compulsory half units in Year One and two half units in Year Two.  All courses count towards the degree classification. A Pass mark of 50 must be achieved in all courses for students to achieve an overall Pass in the Diploma. Students wishing to defer sitting one or more examinations must seek permission according to the Regulations for Diplomas. Students are permitted to re-sit failed exams in line with the School's Regulations for Diplomas.

Certificate:

Students may be eligible for the award of a Certificate if, as a result of exceptional and unforeseen circumstances, they must leave the MSc programme after completing the four compulsory half units in Year One. The Certificate is classified on a Pass/Fail basis only. A Pass mark of 50 needs to be achieved in all courses for students to be eligible for the award of the Certificate. Higher marks in one course cannot compensate a Fail mark in another course. Students wishing to defer sitting one or more examinations must seek permission according to the Regulations for Certificates. Students are permitted to re-sit failed exams in line with the School's Regulations for Certificates.

Note for prospective students:
For changes to graduate course and programme information for the next academic session, please see the graduate summary page for prospective students. Changes to course and programme information for future academic sessions can be found on the graduate summary page for future students.