Global Health Policy and Financing

KOICA-Yonsei University Master’s Degree Program in Health Policy and Financing Capacity Building is operated as a KOICA Scholarship Program from September 2020 to February 2024.

Introduction

This program is designed to :

  • 1) train public health professionals from developing countries in the field of healthcare management and finance so that they can manage national policies and health related programs effectively as well as help set up and implement good health-related policies in their home countries,
  • 2) build partnership with developing countries for the possible expansion of Korean public health institutions into the countries, and
  • 3) share Korea’s experience in overall healthcare management and policy making procedures and even disseminate Korean culture to developing countries.

Curriculum

Curriculum table and provides information on Type, Type, Course Title
Type Type Course Title
1st Semester
(9)
Required
(8)
Introduction of Public Health (2), Biostatistics (2), Health Policy and Health System (2), Health Economics (2)
Electives
(1)
COVID-19 (1)
2nd Semester
(7)
Required
(7)
Epidemiology (2), Research Methodology (2), Health Financing and UHC(2), Health Policy Practice I (1)
3rd Semester
(9)
Required
(8)
Thesis Writing I (2), Evidence-based Health Policy (2), Healthcare Accounting and Finance (2), Healthcare Law and Ethics (2)
Electives
(1)
Policy Review for COVID-19 and Other EIDs (1)
4th Semester
(6)
Required
(3)
Sustainable Innovations and Development in Healthcare (2), Health Policy Practice II (1)
Electives
(3)
Medical and Humanitarian Emergencies (1), Patient Safety and Quality (1) or Understanding of ODA (1), Health Communication (1) or Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Program (1)
5th Semester
(7)
Required
(4)
Thesis Writing II (4)
Electives
(3)
Case Studies on Health Policies (1), GHSA : 11 Action Packages (1) or Health Issues in Developing Countries (1), Strategic Medical Equipment (1) or Reproductive, MNCA Health (1)

The curriculum is subject to change.