MSc in Management of Health Industries


Frequently asked questions


What are the key benefits of the program?

The curriculum offers a truly Asian perspective, with case studies taught by industry thought-leaders and professors from Europe and Asia. Emphasis is placed on developing cross-functional management skills in addition to acquiring a technical and analytical skill set. Participants will complete a thesis-formatted Health Challenge Project under the mentorship of a professor and an industry leader, which incubates innovative solutions to complex real-world issues.

Who should consider taking up this program?

The program is developed for: high-potential postgraduates with a background in life sciences (chemistry, biology, biostatistics, bioengineering, etc.), medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or business management; executives eager to build a successful career in the management of health industries; professionals seeking to take on new roles and responsibilities in pharmaceutical, medical devices, and biotechnology companies.

Career Prospects for Graduates

What are the career prospects available for graduates?

Graduates from this program can choose to work in the healthcare, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology industry as executives, managers or specialists, in a wide range of functions such as health economics, business development, project management, government affairs, marketing and communications, etc. They can also take up managerial positions in public or private health service organisations in the functions of operations management, health service management, technology transfer, etc.


What is the delivery format of the program?

The MSc in Management of Health Industries is a 1-year modular program delivered in Singapore through evening sessions and Saturdays fortnightly. 

How are the classes conducted?

The way classes are conducted is characteristic of high interaction between lecturers and participants, and heavy focus on real world praxis. For example, participants are required to analyze numerous case studies (with a substantial number of cases in Asia’s healthcare market), role-play in business simulation games and participate in workshops in negotiation skills, leadership and entrepreneurship, etc.

Application process

How should I start the application process?

Drop us an email at to arrange for a discussion with the Program Director on your interest and motivation for the program. Next, complete the online application and submit the necessary documents in hard copy. Please refer to the Admissions page for more information.

Is GMAT required?

No, GMAT (or GRE) is not compulsory. However, applicants may choose to submit a valid GMAT or GRE test report if available.

Talk to our advisor

Lincoln Wang

+65 8288 8538

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ESSEC | CPE Registration number 200511927D | Period of registration: 30 June 2017 - 29 June 2023
The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is part of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)

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