York is at the forefront of the study of health economics. Health economics informs how we make difficult decisions about prioritising resources, and helping people to live longer and healthier lives.
Research students in health economics at York are based in Centre for Health Economics, the Department of Economics and Related Studies or the Department of Health Sciences. You'll undertake a comprehensive training programme to make sure you have the skills you need to become an effective researcher.
We offer two research degree programmes:
PhD in Health Economics and Integrated PhD in Economics (Health Economics Pathway)
- Our research is ranked 6th in the UK for research power in the Times Higher Education ranking of the latest REF results (2021).
- We're a dedicated team of academics and researchers working to tackle the biggest challenges in health economics today. Members of staff are in constant demand at conferences around the world and regularly advise policymakers and governments.
York has a vibrant research community led by enthusiastic and experienced staff. We're involved in many significant projects spanning traditional disciplinary boundaries. Researchers in the Centre for Health Economics work across a number of key areas of the discipline
There are also a number of academic staff specialising in health based in the Department of Economics and Related Studies.
Check that your research interests align with the expertise of at least one member of our academic staff, and then complete an online application
Enquiries for the Department of Economics and Related Studies
+44 (0)1904 323788
Sarah Crust (enquiries for the Centre for Health Economics)
+44 (0)1904 321469