The School will always notify the affected parties as early as practicably possible and propose any viable and relevant alternative options. Students must take courses to the value of five units as shown below, and undertake a 10,000 word dissertation (value of one unit). Obligation for all students to take one additional course to the value of 0.5 units at LSHTM from the following: Find out more about the courses on the LSHTM website. Whatever your interests or appetite you will find something to suit your palate and pocket in this truly international capital. The School cannot therefore guarantee you a place. In addition to this you will be able to choose a wide range courses, allowing you to specialise in a specific field or explore a variety of topics. Students come from a wide range of backgrounds. The dissertation will be completed during the summer. MSc Health Policy, Planning and Financing, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), https://www.lse.ac.uk/study-at-lse/Graduate/Prospective-students/Teaching-Methods, https://www.lse.ac.uk/study-at-lse/meet-visit-and-discover-LSE/COVID-19/Coronavirus-FAQs-for-prospective-applicants, key sights, places and experiences for new Londoners, Learn more about the programme and our mentors on our website, support available to students through LSE Careers, Find out about opportunities to visit LSE, None – rolling admissions. Courses may be taught by individual members of faculty, such as lecturers, senior lecturers, readers, associate professors and professors. The LSE Department of Health Policy offers a wide range of programmes in health policy and health economics. The MSc health policy, planning and financing programme offered by the LSHTM was recommended to me as an avenue to acquire such knowledge. Students come from a wide range of backgrounds. The teaching support has been excellent, since the professors and seminar leaders are interested in your thoughts and development. It is mandatory that students take equal number of half-unit value courses (4:4 split) between the two institutions. In half unit courses, on average, you can expect 20-30 contact hours in total and for full unit courses, on average, you can expect 40-60 contact hours in total. The course mainly draws on examples from health financing policy in European countries, but the general principles studied apply internationally. Teaching and learning in 2021 We hope that programmes beginning in September 2021 will be unaffected by Coronavirus. The School will always notify the affected parties as early as practicably possible and propose any viable and relevant alternative options. The MSc Health Policy, Planning and Financing teaches you to critically analyse issues in health policy, planning and financing and enables you to devise appropriate health policy responses. Disability and Wellbeing Service – the staff are experts in long term health conditions, sensory impairments, mental health and specific learning difficulties. Programme structure Full-year programme taught jointly with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). It was these experiences offered by the programme that exceeded my expectations.“, Mayank, IndiaMedical Officer/Physician “The experience of studying this programme at LSE has been truly incredible. Any such changes are intended to enhance the student learning experience. Find details on LSE's upcoming visits. Learn more about the programme and our mentors on our website. The main body of the dissertation should include the background to the research, method of investigation, results of the analysis, discussion and policy implications and recommendations.