Graduate Certificate of Health Economics

Graduate Certificate of Health Economics

Graduate Certificate of Health Economics

Course code

117111

Course type

GRC – Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)

Division

Division of Tropical Health and Medicine

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisite

Completion of an AQF7 Bachelor course at this or another University

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8 Guidelines for Graduate Certificate degrees.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 2 Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points as per course structure

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of Graduate Certificate of Health Economics, graduates will be able to:

- Design and conduct an economic evaluation of health issues or health care interventions using robust statistical methodology;

- Critically evaluate economic evaluation literature and studies for methodological rigour, general application and application to given health systems;

- Critically reflect upon the importance of equity and/or equality for economic evaluations in the tropics.

Course Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

TM5516:03 Biostatistics for Public Health

TM5526:03 Public Health Economics

TM5529:03 Applied Health Economics

TM5527:03 Project

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year part time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 years

Progression

Course progression
requisites

Students must be enrolled in TM5516 Biostatistics for Public Health before enrolling in the remaining three subjects. Students must have completed or be currently enrolled in TM5516, TM5526 and TM5529 before enrolling in TM5527.

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment
requirements

Nil

Professional accreditation
requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass
Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for
final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Not eligible

Maximum allowed

Not applicable

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Award title

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF HEALTH ECONOMICS

Approved abbreviation

GCertHlthEco

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Special Awards

Not applicable