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PU5032: HEALTH ECONOMICS (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:24


Course Overview

None.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Foresterhill Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Patricia Norwood

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

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.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1 two hour written examination (60%) and an assessment in the form of a Health Economic essay (40%).

Resit: 100% examination.

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

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