Regular fees: 6430 - 6830 GBP
Mounting pressure on health care budgets worldwide has focused attention on how best to organise health care systems and the spending within them.
The University of York distance learning courses in health economics allow you to gain a qualification without interrupting your career, and offer the flexibility to spread study over a period of years to suit your professional and personal circumstances.
The Postgraduate Certificate course is the first of three distance learning courses in health economics that are offered by the University of York, the other two being the Postgraduate Diploma Health Economics for Health Care Professionals and the MSc Economic Evaluation for Health Technology Assessment.
This course will provide you with the basic principles and tools of health economics so that you can understand the work place situations you encounter from an economic perspective and apply basic economic concepts in your work.
You'll study three 20 credit modules.
- Basic Economic Concepts (20 credits)
- Health Economics: Concepts and Analysis (20 credits)
- Introduction to Health Care Evaluation (20 credits)
Please note, modules may change to reflect the latest academic thinking and expertise of our staff.