The aim of the dissertation is for students to pursue an independent piece of research that will contribute to the field of health economics, health policy or health management.

The contribution of the work to the chosen field must be made clear. The output will be a piece of work of 5,000 words (+/- 10%, 4,500-5,500 words) that is written in an article format that is suitable for submission to a peer reviewed journal. Students must obtain the approval of their supervisor before embarking on any research.