Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture per week. |
Total Time Commitment: In addition to the stated contact hours, students are expected to spend at least 2 hours of study for each hour of contact.
505-100 Health Economics and Program Evaluation is desirable but not essential.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorDr Arthur Hsueh
Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics
Telephone: +61 3 8344 9111
Email: chppe-enquiries@ unimelb.edu.au
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
This subject explores and further applies the concepts covered in the Health Economics section of Health Economics and Program Evaluation. The subject comprises four parts:
On completion of this subject, students should comprehend the principles, concepts and theory underpinning health economics and their relevance to issues in health care policy (and public health in particular); and have developed the necessary skills to use the health economics approach.
Four exercises (5% each), one major essay of 3,000 words (50%), one student presentation (15%) and student participation in seminar discussion (15%).
Resources Provided to Students: Additional readings and case studies will be distributed.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
This subject is a Group 1 elective in the Master of Public Health
Master of Environment |
Master of Environment
Postgraduate Certificate in Environment
Postgraduate Diploma in Environment
Health Economics/Economic Evaluation |
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