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Graduate Certificate of Health Economics

  • Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate of Health Economics gives graduates from a range of disciplines such as nursing and pharmacy through to business administration and health management and beyond, a foundation in health economics.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
H504
Intake Months
Jun, Oct

About this course

The Graduate Certificate of Health Economics gives graduates from a range of disciplines such as nursing and pharmacy through to business administration and health management and beyond, a foundation in health economics. It introduces microeconomic concepts relevant to health and economic evaluation to understand the complexities of resource allocation in the health system. Students will learn skills in economic evaluation of health interventions, resource allocation and priority setting.

As a graduate, students will be able to evaluate current research in economic evaluation of health services as well as participate effectively in health policy development and debate. In addition to numerous career opportunities, students will have the opportunity to progress to a Master of Health Economics at Deakin University.

Entry requirements

IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6 (or equivalent).

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • Bachelor Degree or higher

OR

  • two years relevant work experience or

OR

  • evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library

Course structure

Students must complete 4 credit points of study.

All commencing Faculty of Health Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work students are required to complete HAI010 Academic Integrity in their first trimester of study (0 credit point compulsory unit).

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Business & Management courses at Deakin University.
83.6%
Overall satisfaction
81.2%
Skill scale
68.6%
Teaching scale
92.2%
Employed full-time
$105k
Average salary