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Undergraduate courses in Health Economics

University of Birmingham

Health Economics as part of the BSc Economics undergraduate programme

Second year as part of the Economics of Public Expenditure option module and a third year optional module

Contact details:
Dr Emma Frew – Senior Lecturer in Health Economics
Health Economics Unit, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

Target audience:
Mostly economic undergraduate students

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Course description:
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University of Leeds

Undergraduate option modules: Introduction to Health Economics

Contact details:
Dr Claire Hulme - Senior Lecturer and Director
Academic Unit of Health Economics (AUHE), University of Leeds, Charles Thackrah,
101 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9LJ

Target audience:
Economics students from the following undergraduate degrees:

BSc Accounting and Finance; BSc Economics; BSc Business Economics; BSc Business and Financial Economics; BSc Economics and Transport Studies; All economics joint honours programmes

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University of Leeds

Undergraduate option modules: Introduction to the Economic Evaluation of Health

Contact details:
Dr Brenda Gannon - Lecturer/Module Leader
Academic Unit of Health Economics (AUHE), University of Leeds, Charles Thackrah, 101 Clarendon Road, Leeds, LS2 9LJ

Target audience:
This module is for third year undergraduates

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Course description:
This module considers how health care interventions can be assessed using economic tools to improve the efficiency of health care systems. By introducing relevant concepts and controversies within economic evaluation, the module complements HECN2010 (Introduction to Health Economics) to provide an introduction to health economics as a sub-discipline. This module is for third-year undergraduates.

Pre-requisite module: LUBS1950 Economic Theory and Applications.

 

National University of Ireland, Galway, Republic of Ireland

Undergraduate module in Health Economics

Contact details:
Professor Ciaran O’Neill – Course Director
Cairns School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway, Galway, Republic of Ireland

Target audience:
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University of Sheffield

Undergraduate final year option module

Contact details:
Aki Tsuchiya - Professor of Health Economics
Department of Economics, University of Sheffield, 9 Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 4DT

Target audience:
Mostly BA/BSc Economics students (plus a few other duals with Economics)

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What makes your course distinct from other courses available in the UK?
This is one of the few UG health economics modules for economics students. It has consistently received good student feedback for the past 6 years that it has run. A number of students taking this module have subsequently taken the MSc Economics and Health Economics above.

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