MSc in Management of Health Industries



Develop cross-functional management skills and acquire a technical and analytical skill set

With the growth of health industries worldwide, demand for managerial professionals in the industry has been increasing steadily. Although the industry’s manpower base has multiplied over the last decade, industry thought leaders agree that more can be done to grow the regional talent pool – the future leaders of Asia’s workforce.

Combining ESSEC’s experience in the provision of higher education for healthcare professionals and the expertise of external faculty from leading academic institutions, public health agencies and multinational pharmaceutical and biomedical companies in the region, the MSc in Management of Health Industries will equip you with managerial knowledge specific to the health industries, allowing you to broaden your career horizons in this industry. The MSc in Management of Health Industries is offered at ESSEC's Asia-Pacific campus in Singapore.


In line with ESSEC’s pedagogy of “learning by doing”, our curriculum blends classes with case studies and is taught by both ESSEC faculty and industry experts. You will gain expertise from our faculty’s research and academic experience, as well as real-life case studies and practical applications provided by industry experts.

Foundational Management Modules

  • Strategic Management
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Marketing

Healthcare Functional Modules

  • Understanding the Healthcare Environment in Asia-Pacific
  • Research and Development
  • Market Access
  • Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment
  • Evolving Business Models

Support Modules

Broad-based support modules on:

  • Negotiation Skills
  • Leadership and Entrepreneurship
  • Research Methodologies (Qualitative and Quantitative Research)
  • Epidemiology
  • Mini-MD

Health Challenge Project

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.

Some topics that our participants have chosen for their theses include:

  • Evaluation of dengue vaccination programs in developing countries
  • Pharma-Payer-Provider innovation
  • Biopharma R&D innovation
  • Singapore’s life science ecosystem for start-ups

Find out more

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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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