Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture per week |
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Students will be expected to undertake additional study (i.e. outside the stated contact hours) of two hours for each hour of contact in this subject (i.e. six hours per week on average)
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
Dr Ya-seng (Arthur) Hsueh
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
This subject explores the basic concepts, methods and applications of economic evaluation in the health sector (and public health in particular).
On completion of this subject, students should have:
1. Two minor assignments (totally 25% of total mark). One minor assignment on critical review of a CEA/CUA paper (500 words maximum, 10% of total mark, due week 6) and one minor assignment on modelling (equivalent to 750 words, 15% of total mark, due week 11)
Drummond et al. Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Services, 3rd Ed. Oxford University Press: 2005.
Resources Provided to Students: Additional readings and case studies will be distributed to students in the first week of classes.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Upon completion of this subject a student should obtain the following skills:
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Public Health |
Electives in the Master of Veterinary Public Health (Emergency Animal Disease) |
Health Economics and Economic Evaluation
Health Program Evaluation
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