Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics
The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics is a two-year part-time mixed mode programme aimed primarily at full time employees of governments (Ministries of Health and Finance), health insurance schemes, and international organisations. It is designed to contribute to meeting the need for strategic purchasing skills development, with a strong emphasis on economic evaluation – a core skill for strategic purchasing.
- Introduction to Health Economics
- The Economics of Health Systems
- Priority Setting and Health Care Decision-Making
- Key Features of Economic Evaluation
- Economic Evaluation for Health Care Decision-Making
- Strategic Purchasing 1
- Strategic Purchasing 2 – Influencing Providers
- Strengthening Progress to Universal Coverage
Class of 2016
The course is designed for graduates in social or health sciences. The entry requirement is at least an undergraduate degree in economics, health or social sciences, or equivalent, from an approved university.