Master's Programme in Health Economics, Policy and Management

  • 120 credits
  • 2 years
  • Start of programme: Introductory week in late August. Lectures begin 2 September, 2019.  
  • Degree: Master of Science (120 credits) in Medical Science  

The Master's Programme in Health Economics, Policy and Management provides a global perspective to the medical management field and has a multidisciplinary approach. Medical management addresses how resources in the form of competence, knowledge, material and other assets can best be used and developed to improve human health.

Programme presentation

The programme provides an opportunity for students to develop theoretical and practical skills for analysing health and healthcare issues at the organisational and policy level. The objectives are to enhance their existing knowledge and skills of health economics, management and policy, and to help them gain theoretical and conceptual understanding of the function of the health sector.

Read more on how the programme is structured today at the programme website or read the full description in the programme syllabus.

Career opportunities

Graduates are well prepared for several positions in the private and public sectors, particularly authorities responsible for environmental and health issues, both in Sweden and abroad. The programme provides a solid foudation for graduates wishing to continue studies at doctoral level (PhD).

Autumn 2019

  • Full time (100%), Lecturing in daytime
  • Study location: Solna
  • Language: English
  • Application deadline: 15 January 2019
  • Documentation deadline: 1 February 2019
  • Application code: KI-D1004

Application

The application is made through University Admissions in Sweden. The online application opens 16 October 2018.

Apply at universityadmissions.se

Specific entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree or a professional degree equivalent to a Swedish Bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits in public health science, healthcare or other relevant social sciences subject area. Check the country specific requirements for information on how to meet the requirement of a degree equivalent to at least 180 credits. Applicants who are in their final year may be conditionally admitted.

Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary school course English 6/English B. You must prove that you meet the English language requirement either through an internationally recognised test, previous university studies or upper secondary school studies. Instructions on how to document your English proficiency are avaialble at universityadmissions.se.

Documentation requirements

Applicants with foreign academic credentials should follow the documentation requirements for master's applicants at universityadmissions.se

Applicants with Swedish academic credentials should follow the documentation requirements at antagning.se

All documents must have reached University Admissions by the deadline for supporting documents 1st of February 2019
 

Selection

The selection is based on an overall assessment of the applicant's qualifications such as previous education, relevant work and/or research experience and statement of intent. Letters of recommendation are not required.

Applicants to Karolinska Institutet's Global Master's programmes are asked to complete a CV form that will be used in the selection process. In the CV form you will find instructions on how to certify your experiences.

All documents must have reached University Admissions by the deadline for supporting documents 1st of February 2019.
 

Fees

If you have citizenship within the EU/EEA, or Switzerland, you are not required to pay application or tuition fees. For further details: universityadmissions.se.

Application fee

900 SEK

Tuition fee

Total amount: 360 000 SEK
First instalment: 90 000 SEK
Payment of fees
Scholarships

Application process

Read more on entry requirements, documentation requirements and the selection process at Admissions to Global Master's Programmes.

Contact

For information on the application process please contact the Admissions Office at Karolinska Institutet, admissions@ki.se

For more information about the programme and its outline, please contact:
Niklas Zethraeus, Niklas.Zethraeus@ki.se, +46-8-524 860 97
For information on the application process please contact the Admissions Office at Karolinska Institutet, admissions@ki.se