|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
This subject provides a brief introduction to the discipline of health economics - a branch of economics that aims to inform decision makers on how to best allocate available resources to maximize health benefit. The subject covers concepts including the fundamentals of economic theory; the role of health economics in health policy and the decision making process; an overview of economic evaluation methodologies; and how healthcare is financed. This subject provides students the opportunity to understand the fundamentals of health economics and how it interacts with health policy, service design and service delivery without any prior knowledge of economics
Attempt and submit all assessment tasks. Achieve an overall percentage of 50% or more to pass the subject.
|Study Period 2, External|
|Census Date 25-Aug-2022|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Method of Delivery:||WWW - LearnJCU|
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