The unit of study comprises three modules: health care systems - provides foundational knowledge about the Australian health care system in an international context; approaches to health policy - introduces students to the key approaches and concepts in health policy analysis and applies them to contemporary challenges in Australian health policy; key challenges in health care resources and systems - outlines key challenges for analysis.
2x1-hr lectures/week, 1-hr tutorial/week
online quizzes (3 X 10%), team project (30%) and final exam (40%)
Palmer, G. R., and Short, S. D. (2014). Health care and public policy: An Australian analysis (5th ed.). Melbourne: Palgrave Macmillan.