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HSH719 - Economic Evaluation 1

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Cathy Mihalopoulos

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 2 hours per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

The unit introduces the basic concepts, methods and applications of economic evaluation in the healthcare sector. Topics include an introduction to the different methods of economic evaluation (e.g. cost-minimisation analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis, cost-benefit analysis); the strengths and limitations of studies and study design; analysing the quality of evidence; how economic evaluation differs from other forms of evaluation; and how information from an economic evaluation can aid decision making.  Practical application will include when to undertake an economic evaluation, designing an economic evaluation, the steps in conducting an economic evaluation; and the tools and methods for measuring costs and outcomes.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Essay (2000 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: In-trimester exercises (including seminar participation) 20%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 40%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
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  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
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International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

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Unit based calculation

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Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$2717$3253

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