Deakin University

Graduate Certificate of Health Economics

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

The Graduate Certificate of Health Economics gives graduates from a range of disciplines such as nursing and pharmacy through to business administration and health management and beyond, a foundation in health economics. It introduces microeconomic concepts relevant to health and economic evaluation to understand the complexities of resource allocation in the health system. Students will learn skills in economic evaluation of health interventions, resource allocation and priority setting.As a graduate, students will be able to evaluate current research in economic evaluation of health services as well as participate effectively in health policy development and debate. In addition to numerous career opportunities, students will have the opportunity to progress to a Master of Health Economics at Deakin University.

Structure

4 credit points of study.

Subjects

  • For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in Bachelor Degree or higher or two years relevant work experience or evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent. IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6 (or equivalent).Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.

Recognition

The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.

Study pathways

Pathways for credit are available for this course to the Master of Health Economics (H704).

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $13,100
International: $16,700
No
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

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