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Economic Evaluation 2 (POPH90095)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codePOPH90095
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject is aimed at: consolidating student knowledge and skills of conventional microeconomic evaluation techniques covered in Economic Evaluation I; and giving students some hands-on practical experience in applying common methods and software used to undertake economic evaluations.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject, students should:

  • have developed skills in critical appraisal of the economic literature through a greater awareness of key issues in economic evaluation methods;
  • have developed skills to analyse cost data to use in an economic evaluation;
  • have developed skills to analyse outcome data for use in an economic evaluation
  • have developed skills to apply decision-tree analysis and associated modelling techniques to undertake economic evaluation;
  • have gained experience with common software used in undertaking economic evaluations

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
  • Problem-solving
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Persuasion and argument skills

Last updated: 21 September 2019