Master's programmes

Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management offers 2 initial Master's programmes:

  • Master of science in Health Economics Policy & Law (HEPL)
    Healthcare systems worldwide face complicated challenges. Policy makers want to retain or improve access to good-quality healthcare, but they also want to keep systems affordable for patients and tax payers. Meanwhile, healthcare expenditure is increasing, demographics are changing, expectations are higher and expensive new treatments are becoming available.

    What are the causes of the problems systems face? What are the solutions? Take a multidisciplinary approach that combines legal, economic, managerial, and political thinking. See how countries balance efficiency and equity in their systems. Explore the impact that the European Union and other international bodies are having on healthcare systems. The master programme is internationally oriented and aims to attract students from all over the world.
  • Specialisation Health Economics (Specialisation within master HEPL)

    This specialisation in Health Economics is a joint venture between the Erasmus School of Economics and Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management. The latter is one of the leading centres in the world for health economics research and training. It is aimed at students with a basic training in economics who wish to specialise in health economics. In this monodisciplinary programme in which you will focus on acquiring in-depth knowledge of the concepts and tools for economic analysis of healthcare systems.

  • Master of science in Health Care Management
    This master will only be educated in Dutch.
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