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%
3 hours per week