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ECC5870 - Advanced health economics

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader(s): Mr Anthony Harris


Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)


The achievement of efficiency in the health sector. Alternative approaches to allocative efficiency, recent developments in the management of the market, and efficiency in hospitals. Aspects of evaluation techniques including recent developments in quality of life measurement, statistical issues, and modelling techniques.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • undertake sound research in health economics
  • have knowledge of the major issues in health economics and the capacity to judge the importance of these issues
  • function as independent professional health economist.


Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


ECC4650 and ECC4870

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