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|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The course is in four parts:
1. Demand and supply: an introduction to health economics, in which the key concepts of demand and supply are applied to health care;
2. Economic evaluation: explanation of the rationale for, an main techniques of economic evaluation of health care interventions; and
3. Health systems, Priority Settings and Resource Allocation: analysis of the main alternative systems for organising and financing health care.
4. Health Behaviours: analysis of health behaviours in an economic setting.
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1 two hour written examination (60%) and an assessment in the form of a Health Economic essay (40%).
Resit: 100% examination.