units

ECC5870

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2013 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

print version

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

To find units available for enrolment in the current year, you must make sure you use the indexes and browse unit tool in the current edition of the Handbook.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Economics
OfferedClayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Anthony Harris

Synopsis

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.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

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

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites