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Economic Evaluation 1 (POPH90093)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codePOPH90093
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject explores the basic concepts, methods and applications of economic evaluation in the health sector (and public health in particular).

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject, students should have:
• acquired an understanding of the rationale for economic appraisal and its role in health service planning and priority setting;
• developed an appreciation of the various techniques for economic appraisal and key issues in protocol design; and
• developed the necessary skills to undertake critical appraisal of economic evaluation studies.

Generic skills

Upon completion of this subject a student should obtain the following skills:

  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Finding, evaluating and using relevant information
  • Written communication skills
  • Oral communication skills

Last updated: 13 July 2019