City, University of London
The MSc Health Policy programme at City, University of London provides the knowledge and tools needed to understand, analyse and influence the health policy process, and to operate within an increasingly complex policy environment.
This programme is delivered by the School of Health Sciences at City, University of London, which is a leading provider of healthcare education and applied healthcare research, offering outstanding teaching and clinical facilities in the heart of London.
The programme can be studied full-time or part-time, beginning in either September or January, and scholarships are available for those who demonstrate exceptional academic or clinical performance.
City’s MSc Health Policy combines an international focus and academic rigour with the development of practical, transferable skills that can be applied in a wide range of real-world health policy, planning and management settings. The course is suitable for established professionals from a wide range of healthcare backgrounds including medical, nursing and allied health professions, health management and administration, research institutions and national and local government.
Health and health care policy are at the top of the political agenda around the world. People are living longer, consumers are expecting more from their health services and chronic illnesses are becoming prevalent. Medical technology is advancing rapidly, creating ever-increasing demand for the latest treatments. Health policy affects and is affected by all of these factors, and aims to meet the growing challenges facing health systems.
During the course, you will analyse the social, political and economic factors that affect policy at a local, national and international level. You will explore how and where policy is made, and who the key players are; and learn how to present your ideas clearly and persuasively to a range of influential stakeholders to bring about change.
Visit our website to find out more about the programme and how to apply.