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Health Decision Science

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Academic Direction
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Modes of Study

This module aims to develop students’ understanding of the roles, strengths and weaknesses of different types of analytical models to support health care management decision-making. The student will also be given the skills to use some of the models for simple decision problems.This module is available to students registered for the MSc in Public Health, where it is recommended for students studying the Health Services Management stream.


15 [150 hours]


2hr 15 unseen written examination (70%) and an assessed assignment comprising of a 2500 word essay (30%).

If you fail the module, you are allowed one further attempt at the failed element (examination and/ or assignment).

For full information regarding this module please see the module specification.