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ECX9730 - Economic evaluation in health care

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Rohan Sweeney


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


This unit introduces students to techniques of microeconomic appraisal in the evaluation of health care programs. It considers conceptual and methodological issues, as well as the practical conduct, and review, of such studies and their use in priority setting within the health care sector. The application of decision rules for economic efficiency in health program evaluation and their influence on policy decisions are introduced.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Two assignments (2000 words each): 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%