Postgraduate Course: Resource Allocation and Health Economics (PUHR11029)
|School||Deanery of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will examine the basic economic principles and methods used to analyse health and health care. The emphasis is on the application of economics to key research issues and policy challenges surrounding the health of populations.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| Students will:
¿Gain knowledge of the central microeconomic concepts that can be applied to health and health care.
¿Develop their understanding of the potential role of markets in health care regulation and reform.
¿Acquire skills for conducting and appraising economic evaluations of health care programmes.
¿Progress their knowledge and understanding of how basic concepts of equity can be used to evaluate inequalities in health service access, use and outcomes.
|Course organiser||Dr Joel Smith
Tel: 0131 537 2531
|Course secretary||Mr Stuart Mallen
Tel: (0131 6)50 3227