Health Economics PG (10057.1)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Public Health & Occupational Therapy|
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- Semester 2, 2017, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (164329) - View
- Winter Term, 2017, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (164567) - View
- Semester 2, 2016, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (156060) - View
- Winter Term, 2016, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (156059) - View
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The purpose of this unit is to provide an introduction to the approach, concepts and models used by economists in addressing issues in health and health care.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Apply and critically evaluate the main economic concepts relating to health and health care; health policy and institutions;
2. Demonstrate a deep understanding of issues and problems in the funding, provision, utilisation and evaluation of health services from an economic perspective;
3. Apply knowledge of the institutional arrangements for the financing and delivery of health care services to discuss alternative arrangements from an economic perspective; and
4. Develop a coherent and sustained argument on the usefulness of economic analysis in promoting an efficient and equitable health care system.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2017
- Winter Term, 2017
- Semester 2, 2016
Winter Term, 2016
On-Campus Attendance is expected in Set Time Blocks (INTENSIVE)
- Assignment 1 : Evaluate main economic concepts relating to health economics, health care, health policy and institutions Assignment 2 : Markets for health care services Assignment 3 : Health care finanancing Assignment 4 : Priority setting and cost-effectivness analysis Final Exam : Covering all learning outcomes (Assignment 1: 15% Assignment 2: 20% Assignment 3: 20% Assignment 4: 25% Final exam : 20 % )
- On-Campus Attendance is expected in Set Time Blocks (INTENSIVE)
Up to 10 hours per week or intensive.