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Health Economics PG (10057.1)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
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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Syllabus

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.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Up to 10 hours per week or intensive.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

NONE

Incompatible Units

NONE.

Equivalent Units

NO.

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