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Introduction to health economics

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Academic Direction
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Also part of
MSc Public Health
Modes of Study

This module aims to introduce students to economic approaches used in public health and the scope and contribution of health economics.


10 [100 hours]


This module is assessed by:

Optional formative assignment.

Formal assessment of this module: a two-hour-15 minute unseen written examination (100%). Students are advised to spend the first 15 minutes reading the paper and planning responses.

If students fail the module examination, they are allowed one further attempt at the examination.

Find out more information about this module on the LSHTM website.