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Health Economics for Health Care Professionals PGCert

Health Economics for Health Care Professionals PGCert

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Health Economics Health Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Mounting pressure on health care budgets worldwide has focused attention on how best to organise health care systems and the spending within them. The University of York distance learning programmes in health economics allow students to gain an accredited qualification while continuing in their careers, and offer the flexibility to spread study over a period of years to match professional and personal circumstances. The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Economics for Health Care Professionals aims to provide you with the basic principles and tools of health economics so that you can understand the work place situations you encounter from an economic perspective and apply basic economic concepts in your work.

Different course options

Distance without attendance | University of York | 2 years | SEP

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Modules

The module introduces the concepts, models and methods that are used by health economists to analyse health care systems. Topics covered include the demand and supply of health care, provider reimbursement and equity in health care provision.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£6,640

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£6,640

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have a UK honours degree at 2:1 or higher, or qualifications and/or experience deemed by the University to be of an equivalent standard. There is no requirement for experience or qualifications in Economics.