Deakin University

Master of Health Economics

Deakin University

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

The Master of Health Economics is designed for clinical and non-clinical health professionals who want to improve healthcare systems from the top down. It’s also ideal for those from finance backgrounds hoping to use their knowledge of economics to create healthier, happier communities.The work-integrated learning elective Postgraduate Health Practicum is a highlight of the course and allows you to undertake 150 hours of industry experience. This can be an agency-based work placement with an approved organisation, or agency-sponsored work based at the Deakin Freelancing Hub. Throughout the course you’ll be guided by some of the brightest and most experienced health economics academics in the country. The insights gathered from their work and research feeds back into the course, ensuring content is fresh, authentic and relevant to the needs of the sector.


16 credit points must comprise of: 8 core units (equal to 8 credit points) (These are compulsory). If completing Minor Project Option, students must complete 6 electives units plus the minor project. If completing Major Project Option, students must complete 4 electives units, plus the major project.


  • For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at

Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in Bachelor Degree or higher in any discipline or evidence of academic capability judged to be 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.


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Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $52,928
International: $67,976
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at

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