This unit is being phased out and may not be offered next year, please consider your study plan accordingly. You will be able to enrol in the unit where there is an availability noted below.
This unit aims to provide participants with a basic understanding of health economics, its value and limitations. It will familiarise participants with the application of economic theory to health and health care issues, and review and analyse policy and practice in the health care sector. There will be a particular focus on economic evaluation, why it is important for decision-making and how it is undertaken. Students will be required to engage in on-line discussions on relevant topics, carry out a critical appraisal of some economic analysis and complete a written assignment.
|Unit name||Health Economics|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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Fully Flexible on-line
Critical review of a journal article/essay (2000 words) (35%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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