Public Health

Health Economics/Health Policy Pathway

Health economics and health policy underpin many aspects of public health. The Health Economics/Health Policy Pathway is designed for students who want to understand the key principles and practices in health economics and health policy and to learn how health economics and health policy can be used to improve the health of communities. Note that your transcript will not explicitly identify that you undertook this pathway and you are not restricted to the listed units – they are provided only as a guide.

In addition to completing the required credit points of core units of study, Graduate Diploma students must complete 12 credit points of electives, and Masters students must complete 20 credit points of electives. A minimum of 6 (Grad Dip) or 8 (Masters) credit points of electives must come from Part 1 of the Table of Units of Study: Public Health.


Elective Units of Study Credit points

Part 1 electives

 
PUBH5205
Decision Analysis
 2
PUBH5302
Health Economic Evaluation
 4
PUBH5307
Advanced Health Economic Evaluation
 2
PUBH5308
Health Workforce Policy Analysis
 2
PUBH5309
Translational Health
 2
 Part 2 electives  
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
 6
HPOL5000
Introduction to Health Policy
 6
HPOL5001
Economics and Finance for Health Policy
 6
HPOL5003
Analysing Health Policy
 6
HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
 6
LAWS6252
Legal Reasoning & the Common Law System
 6
LAWS6839
Critical Issues in Public Health Law
 6
LAWS6848
Law and Healthy Lifestyles
 6
MIPH5135
Health Systems in Developing Countries
 4