Graduate Diploma in Health Economics and Policy
Course code: 3807 ~ Course abbreviation: GradDipHlthEcon ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Business and Economics
Study mode and course location
This course is designed for health professionals and health policy makers wishing to further their knowledge and/or extend their formal qualifications in health economics.
The learning goals associated with this course are to: acquire a rigorous and theoretical grounding in the disciplines of economics, health economics, and health policy and apply these to the analysis of health care policy and institutions; demonstrate analytical skills in economics and an appreciation of the role of incentives in the achievement of health care objectives; demonstrate technical skills in economic evaluation to promote an efficient and equitable health care system; analyse the role of consumers, funders and providers in the health care sector; examine health care institutions and the role of government from an economic perspective; analyse health policy with respect to distributional and equity objectives.
(a) Students must complete five core units (30 points):
plus one of the following units:
(b) students must complete three elective units (18 points) as follows:
Note: This is not an exclusive list of possible electives. Students may contact the course coordinator to seek permission to include other elective units in their study program.
It is also recommended that students consult with the course coordinator to ensure their elective units form a coherent study program.
Centre for Health Economics: telephone +61 3 9905 0733; email: email@example.com
Ms Jennifer Watts