Health Economic Evaluation - PHCMTS9045

Stream Summary

Faculty: Faculty of Medicine

School: School of Public Health and Community Medicine


Program: 9045 - Public Health


Master of Public Health (Specialisation)

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Stream Outline

Who should do this stream?

The Master of Public Health in Health Economic Evaluation stream provides students with knowledge and skills in the principles of the economic evaluation of healthcare programs. Health economic evaluation provides an important tool to help decision makers obtain value for money in healthcare spending choices.

The stream is aimed at public health students and professionals interested in learning the skills required to apply and/or understand health economic evaluations in their future careers and those wishing to begin the transition to a career in heath economics in the healthcare sector.

The Health Economic Evaluation stream is available to students enrolled in both the 9045 Master of Public Health program and the 9047 Master of Public Health Program / Master of Health Management dual program.

Students must complete 48 units of credit as follows:

Stream Structure

A. MPH core courses (18 units of credit)


B. The following courses (12 units of credit):

C. Two courses (12 units of credit) from recommended Health Economic Evaluation-related electives, including:

D. One more elective from any of the (6 units of credit) courses offered by the SPHCM; Internship or a project in a Health Economic Evaluation-related topic:

Stream Convenor

Associate Professor Anthony Newall
Tel: +61 (2) 9385 8716

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