Curtin University

Graduate Certificate in Health Economics

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

The Graduate Certificate in Health Economics is designed for graduates from a range of disciplines such as health sciences, medicine, economics and business administration. It is also relevant for clinicians, researchers and managers who want to contribute to improving the performance of the health system in their respective roles. The course will provide you with a foundation in health economics by introducing you to basic principles and tools of economics as applied to the health system, economic evaluation and its role in decision making and the complexities of resource allocation and dealing with competing trade-offs. Students also select an optional unit depending on your preferences for enhancing your learning in regard to policy analysis, financial management or quantitative methods in economics. Upon successful completion of this course, students may apply for admission into the any of the following courses Graduate Diploma of Health Administration, Master of Health Administration, Master of Public Health or Master of Business Administration (MBA).


Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages:

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CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Curtin Perth Yes
  • Full-time : 1 semester

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