|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
This subject provides students with an introduction to looking at health care systems through an economic lens. The course is designed to be practical and will give students the necessary tools to design and implement an economic evaluation. The course will cover the role of economics in the health system, how economics influences the funding of the health system, how the health system influences the wider economy, cost of illness studies, measurement of health outcomes, measurement of costs, and measuring indirect costs and benefits.
|Townsville, Limited, Study Period 5|
|Census Date 09-May-2019|
|Face to face teaching 11-Jun-2019 to 14-Jun-2019|
|Coordinator:||Miss Nicole Bates, Dr Daniel Lindsay|
|Lecturers:||Dr Daniel Lindsay, Dr Nishila Moodley.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Assessment:||quizzes or tests (50%); presentations (25%); assignments (25%).|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.