University of Aberdeen
The course aims to give the student insight into important issues in health economics, helping the student face the daily challenges of resource allocation including: An understanding of basic economic concepts; an awareness of the range of approaches available for economic investigation and when to use them; an understanding of how to conduct an economic evaluation either alongside a trial or as part of a decision analysis; an understanding of the arguments for and against different types of health care financing and an understanding of how different models of health care provision work.
A degree or equivalent qualification and/or experience deemed suitable by the course director.
Modules include: Introduction to economics and health economics; economics evaluation: principles and frameworks; economic evaluation: applications and policy; health care systems and policy.
Assessment is continuous. There are no formal examinations. There are 4 written assignments in total, 1 for each module. The award of the certificate is dependent on satisfactory completion of the assignments.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Foresterhill Health Centre||Aberdeen||AB25 2AY||Scotland|
Graduate Programmes Co-ordinator