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 16 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 Delivery mode

PART 1 ELECTIVES

Available Semester 2

PUBH5205
Decision Analysis
 2  face to face
PUBH5302
Health Economic Evaluation
 4  block mode
PUBH5307
Advanced Health Economic Evaluation
 2  block mode
PUBH5308
Health Workforce Policy Analysis
 2  block mode
PUBH5309
Translational Health
 2  online/intensive on campus
PART 2 ELECTIVES
Available Semester 1 and Semester 2
s1/s2-LAWS6252
Legal Reasoning & the Common Law System
 6  block mode
Available Semester 1
HPOL5000
Introduction to Health Policy
 6  block mode
HPOL5001
Economics and Finance for Health Policy
 6  block mode
LAWS6848
Law and Healthy Lifestyles
 6  block mode
Available Semester2
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
 6  online; block mode
HPOL5003
Analysing Health Policy
 6  block mode
HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
 6  online; block mode
LAWS6839
Critical Issues in Public Health Law
 6  block mode
MIPH5135
Health Systems in Developing Countries
 4  face to face