Master of Health Economics

Deakin University

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

Deakin's Master of Health Economics gives graduates from a range of areas - from nursing and pharmacy to business administration and health management and beyond - a strong theoretical foundation plus analytical and quantitative skills to understand the complexities of health care financing. You will learn skills in health technology assessment, economic evaluation of health interventions, resource allocation and priority setting, healthcare financing, health systems research and the health economics/health policy interface. You will also receive high-level training in modelling and health technology assessment. As a graduate, you will be able to critically evaluate current research in economic policy and economic evaluation of health services as well as participate effectively in health policy development and debate.


To complete the Master of Health Economics students must attain 16 credit points. Most units are equal to 1 credit point - check each unit in the course structure. The 16 units must comprise - 8 core units (equal to 8 credit points) (These are compulsory) - If completing Minor Project Option, students must complete 6 electives units. - If completing Major Project Option, students must complete 4 electives units. Students would normally complete the Master of Health Economics over 4 trimesters of full- time study or the part-time equivalent. As some students will be in full time work, part-time enrolment will mean that these students will complete the course in three to four years.


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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.


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Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Burwood Domestic: $51,720
International: $65,776
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