Health Economics PG (10057.2)
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UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 DR Itismita MOHANTY (Ph: +61 2 62068533 ) ON-CAMPUS
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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, 2019
On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Quiz 1 - consists of 10 Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions (10% )
- Mid-semester Assignment - wrting an an essay on a contemporary health economics relevant topic (40% )
- Quiz 2 - consists of 10 Multiple Choice and/or short answer questions (10% )
- Final Examination - consists of (i) 10 Multiple Choice Questions; (ii) 2 Short Answers Questions (of about 1 paragraph) and 2 Long Answer Questions (of about 1 page) (40% )
- On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
Winter Term, 2018
On-Campus Attendance is expected in Set Time Blocks (INTENSIVE)
- Assignment details (date, scope, marking criteria and others) There will be THREE assessments for this unit: a mid-term exam, an assignment and a final exam. Assignment 1: • Weight: 20 % of final grade • Assessment type: Short essay of 1500 words. • Date assignment to be posted: Friday June 30, 2018 • Due date: Friday July 12, 2018. 5:00 pm The grade for the assignment will be determined based on accuracy of information, comprehensiveness of research, analytical insight and depth of interpretation to research problems. Students are expected to make use of all potential reference materials for their assignment work, and all submitted work should meet appropriate scientific writing styles and procedures. There is no group work component in this unit. The assignment should be completed by individual students. • Marking criteria: Criteria Mark Research and analysis 1185 Uses of a variety of recent literature (minimum 5 and published since 2010) and Harvard Standard referencing style 2 Total 20 Late submission will attract loss of marks as stipulated in relevant University policy. Mid-term: • Weight: 30 % of final grade • Assessment type: Time monitored quiz • Date : Thursday June 27, 2018, 9:30am – 10:15 am • Allocated time: 45 minutes Final exam • Scope: All chapters covered in the unit • Weight: 50 % of final grade • Assessment type: Time monitored exam • Date : Friday August 3, 2018, 9:30am – 11:00 am • Allocated time: 90 minutes The final and mid-term exams will have multiple choice, True/False, matching as well as questions that require short answers. (Assignment 1: 20% Mid-term exam: 30% Final exam: 50% )
- Assignment - Essay (20% )
- Final Exam (50% )
- On-Campus Attendance is expected in Set Time Blocks (INTENSIVE)
- Semester 2, 2019
Up to 10 hours per week or intensive.