This MBA is also awarded with a UK Ofqual regulated Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management
Welcome to MBA in Health Economics offered by Rushford Business School. Health Economics is one of the most impactful branches of economics. It is an applied science which involves the use of economic fundamentals and theories. It helps to understand how individuals, governments, hospitals and healthcare systems, and other stakeholders make decisions regarding the promotion of health and wellbeing of individuals and societies.
One of the aims of health economics is the promotion of a positive and healthy lifestyle and we aim to accomplish this through a rigorous study of all stakeholders involved in the delivery of services across the spectrum of healthcare. The focus is on creating efficiencies through process engineering, technology application, pricing, strategic investment, and modulation of the social fabric.
The Rushford MBA in Health Economics has been designed keeping in mind the needs of professionals who are currently involved in healthcare set up and would like to gain a formal qualification in health economics along with a degree in business and management. It is also well suited to new graduates who would like to equip themselves with the knowledge and skills required to create a competitive edge for themselves in their careers in healthcare. The program focuses on hands-on learning through case studies and simulated scenarios that expose the student to complex economic challenges that are faced by health organizations.
Students who complete this course find opportunities in a wide variety of organizations including health agencies, international health organizations, NGOs, academia and governmental agencies involved in health delivery and promotion.
1. 12 MBA Core Courses & 3 Electives (Total 60 Credits)
Average Course Length: 3 weeks
2. Health Economics Specialization Courses (16 Credits)
3. Health Economics Capstone Project (14 Credits)
You are required to hold at minimum a recognised bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall score of 55% (GPA 2.0 on a 4.0 point scale) or higher.
In some instances, you may also require relevant work experience and/or research experience. If applicable, you may demonstrate this through submission of a CV, portfolio, and/or a personal statement.
English Language Proficiency:
Our programs are conducted in English language. As such, you must demonstrate proficiency in English language by submitting one of the following test scores during the application process:
IELTS Overall: 5.5
TOEFL (iBT: 58+; PBT: 490+; CBT: 167+)
TOEIC Overall: 555+
PTE Overall: 50+
Duolingo Overall: 90+
English Proficiency Waivers:
The English proficiency test is not required for the following candidates:
– Native English Speakers, OR;
– Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB), OR;
– Applicants having completed their undergraduate or graduate studies in English, OR;
– 2 years of work experience in an organization where English is the primary language of communication.
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The Rushford MBA in Health Economics has been developed for new graduates and health professionals with experience in any area of healthcare and who aspire to grow to senior leadership and management roles.
Along with the core MBA program, this specialization in health economics provides you with the knowledge and skills required for being an effective leader and team member for solving the healthcare challenges we are facing today. There is immense focus on developing the skills to collect data, analyze and interpret data, and drawing meaningful inferences that drive effective decisions. The program also puts focus on health outcomes and health policy.
You can work as:
Various courses are accompanied by simulations in which you are given a situation that you must resolve based on what you learnt in the program and your experience. There are usually no right or wrong answers in simulations. They are to make you understand how a situation may unfold in the real world and prepare you to make the right decisions.
We understand the importance of networking in building a successful career. That's why we offer a range of networking events to help our students connect with industry professionals and build the relationships that can lead to new opportunities.