Master's Programme in Health Economics, Policy and Management
- 120 credits
- 2 years
- Start of programme: Introductory week late August. Lectures begin 2 September, 2024.
- Degree: Master of Medical Science (120 credits) with a Major in Medical Management
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.
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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 your existing knowledge and skills of health economics, management and policy, and to help you gain theoretical and conceptual understanding of the function of the health sector.Programme syllabus - read more about the learning objectives, content and structure of the programme
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As a graduate, you are well prepared for a variety of positions in the private and public sectors, both in Sweden and abroad. The programme will also provide you with a solid foundation for studies at doctoral level (PhD).
Application Autumn 2024
- Full time (100%), Lecturing in daytime
- Study location: Solna
- Language: English
- Application deadline: 15 January 2024
- Documentation deadline: 1 February 2024
- Application code: KI-D1004
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 available at universityadmissions.se.
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. Only experiences which have been certified according to the instructions in the CV form, will be considered in the selection.
All documents must have reached University Admissions by the deadline for supporting documents 1 February 2024.
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 1 February 2024
ApplicationThe application is made through University Admissions in Sweden. The online application opens 16 October 2023.
Apply at universityadmissions.se
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.
Read more on entry requirements, documentation requirements and the selection process at Admissions to Global Master's Programmes.
For information on the application process please contact the Admissions Office at Karolinska Institutet.
For more information about the programme and its outline, please contact:
Program Director Niklas Zethraeus, email@example.com