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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 18.5k / 1 year
  • Foreign: $ 23.6k / 1 year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 31 5월 2016
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 257pts.
  • Duration:
  • 2 years

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    This Master of Health Economics of students an opportunity to develop postgraduate skills in economics while specialising in the application of economics to problems in health and health care. The program is offered by the School of Economics with participation from the Australian Centre for Economic Research on Health.  It  is designed for economists with an interest in studying the health sector. It is designed to provide students with the analytical skills and conceptual knowledge to understand the complexities of health care systems and to analyse and evaluate health care interventions and health policies. The degree prepares students from Australia and abroad for career positions in both the private and public sectors, in international organisations like the WHO, the OECD, the World Bank and European Union, national and international associations, consultancy firms, insurance companies, sickness funds, medical technology agencies, hospitals, advisory boards, regional health authorities and other government institutions. In addition, with an appropriate choice of elective courses and subject to the relevant entry conditions, it provides students with a basis to proceed to a PhD in health economics at ANU.

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    Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

    1. apply economics and empirically evaluate health and health care issues;
    2. understand the complexities of health care systems and be capable of evaluating health care interventions and health policies;
    3. be capable of working as a health economist in the private and public sectors, in international organisations like the WHO, the OECD, the World Bank and European Union, national and international associations, consultancy firms, insurance companies, sickness funds, medical technology agencies, hospitals, advisory boards, regional health authorities and other government institutions
    4. understand the issues involved in the coordination of economic policies at national and international levels;
    5. possess the economics training and technical skills needed to access the academic literature on health economics;

    Cognate disciplines

    Economics

    The Master of Health Economics requires the completion of 96 units, which must consist of

    48 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

    ECON7073 Microeconomic Principles for Economic Policy

    ECON7074 Macroeconomic Principles for Economic Policy

    ECON8025 Diploma Microeconomics

    ECON8039 Health Economics

    EMET7001 Introduction to Analysis of Economic Models and Data

    EMET8002 Case Studies in Applied Economic Analysis and Econometrics

    EMET8005 Economic Models and Introductory Econometrics

    STAT7055 Introductory Statistics for Business and Finance

     

    A minimum of 18 units from completion of courses from the following list:

    ECON8073 Applied Health Econometrics

    ECON8074 Economics of Health Insurance and Financing

    ECON8075 Economic Evaluation of Health Programs

    POPH8100 Epidemiology

     

    A maximum of 30 units from completion of courses from the following list:

    DEMO8008 Principles of Population Analysis

    DEMO8011 Demographic Analysis II

    DEMO8079 Health Demography

    ECHI8011 Classic Works of Economic Theory

    ECON6013 Behavioural Economics: Psychology and Economics

    ECON6015 Optimisation Techniques for Economists

    ECON8002 Applied Welfare Economics

    ECON8003 Economic Policy Issues

    ECON8011 Microeconomic Theory

    ECON8013 Mathematical Techniques in Economics I

    ECON8014 Mathematical Techniques in Economics II

    ECON8018 Cost-Benefit Analysis

    ECON8026 Diploma Macroeconomics

    ECON8034 Public Sector Economics (G)

    ECON8038 Industrial Organisation

    ECON8041 Labour Economics and Industrial Relations

    ECON8047 Law and Economics

    ECON8053 Strategic Thinking: An Introduction to Game Theory

    ECON8070 Political Economy of Macroeconomic Policy

    ECON8070 Political Economy of Macroeconomic Policy

    ECON8091 The Economy, Politics and the State

    ECON8091 The Economy, Politics and the State

    ECON8901G Advanced Topics in Poverty, Public Policy and Development

    IDEC8053 Environmental Economics

    IDEC8088 Applied Economics: Cost/Benefit Analysis


    Australia requirements for international students

    In Australia each institution has its own application procedures and admission requirements so il would be better to contact your chosen university for an application form. To study here you'll need to apply for both admission to an institution and also for a student visa from the Australian Government so it's necessery to carefully check student visa information on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

    Entry requirements can include: the academic requirements, evidence of funds to support your study and overseas student health cover. The academic requirements you need to study in Australia depend on the level of education you want to study. Indeed, in some cases, you may need to present your results of an English language test. 

    You can choose up to six courses in your application. Each university you've applied to consider your application separately. This means that you may receive an offer from each course that you include in your application. 


    program_requirements

    A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with an average mark of at least a 65%. 

    All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students.

    ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

    Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

    This program will be available for S1 and S2 intake.

    For Domestic Students applying through UAC: If you have completed an overseas qualification, please send a scanned copy of your original testamur (graduation certificate) and academic transcript through to info.cbe@anu.edu.au. The scanned documents should be in colour and unaltered in size. Please include your name and UAC number in the email.

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