Two year, on the weekend
Entrance exam: January, June
Application Deadline: February, July
Study: March, August

General Information

Master of Science in Health Economics and Management (MHEM) program of University of Economics Hochiminh city is the first program in Vietnam equips knowledge of business and economics applied in healthcare sector. The courses have started since early May of 2013 and lasted in 8 years. MHEM is supported by Rockefeller fund to develop curriculum and research activities with the aim of supplying qualified human resource for healthcare market. In 2019, MHEM was ranked 78 in the world among master programs about health economics

Curriculum

✅ Core units

Foundation

  • Philosophy
  • English
  • Scientific Methods

Specialization

  • Microeconomics for Health sector
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Statistical techniques for health analysis
  • Health care quality management

✅ Choosing 8 in 11 subjects

  • VN Healthcare system and Law
  • Health Economics
  • Human resource management for healthcare sector
  • Health project appraisal
  • Monitoring and evaluation in public health
  • Economic analysis of healthcare policy
  • Pharmaceutical economics
  • Marketing management for healthcare organization
  • Health administration and management
  • Health econometrics
  • Financial management for healthcare sector

✅ Thesis (14 credict)

Study mode and Duration

  • Duration :  Minimum 24 month and maximum 48 month
  • Online and offline
  • In the evening and on the weekend

4. Outcome and career development

✅ Career opportunity

This program structure allows students to acquire all general knowledge in economic, management science and analytical skills that are necessary for further development of their career while still could go a deeper level in an interested area. Graduates could work in government departments, research institutions, universities, health care organizations, and the pharmaceutical industry

✅ Skills

  • Managing and operating programs, healthcare policies in local
  • Managing and operating healthcare institutions
  • Recognizing and suggesting solution for socioeconomic issues which is related to healthcare sector
  • Be competent in using analytical tools to collect and analyze data which is useful for decision making process

✅ Outcome

The MHEM program will generate in Vietnam a new generation of practitioners who own a solid foundation in the methods and applications necessary to promote the efficient and equitable allocation of scare resources in the health care services across the country. Graduates will find these methods and applications invaluable in the development and evaluation of strategies to promote public health. The structure of the overall program into 4 components: (1) the economics knowledge, (2) the management knowledge, (3) the analytical tools, and (4) dissertation. Students will take all courses in the 3 course-based components and have a chance to focus the component he or she is interested in to conduct a thesis research project.

✅ Knowledge

  • Having a knowledge of general knowledge in economic, management science
  • Understanding Healthcare system
  • Applied creatively knowledge in making plans, managing healthcare programs.

✅ Attitude

  • Having a knowledge of general knowledge in economic, management science
  • Understanding Healthcare system
  • Applied creatively knowledge in making plans, managing healthcare programs.

Tuition Fees and Entry Requirements

Total: 65.400.000 VNĐ ( 1.090.000 VND/ credict).

Admission Fee

  1. Application: 120,000 VND/student
  2. Entrance fee: 120.000đ/subject

For admission to this degree you need to have:

a) an Bachelor degree or equivalent level standard in any other institution majoring in a management, economics and/or health related discipline and employment within the health sector;

OR

b) an Bachelor degree or equivalent level standard in any other institution in an unrelated discipline and a minimum of two years relevant work experience in the health sector

7. Admission Process

Review

Online Application

Entrance exam

Study

Liên hệ

Program director: Dr. Pham Khanh Nam

Email: khanhnam@ueh.edu.vn

Phone: 028-3847-7948

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