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.
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 one of our staff. Once you've identified a potential supervisor, please contact them before applying to discuss your application and potential research areas.
Michael Shallcross (enquiries for the Department of Economics and Related Studies)
+44 (0)1904 323681
Kerry Atkinson (enquiries for the Centre for Health Economics)
+44 (0)1904 321401
Information about funding for research degrees is available on our website: