This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Business and Economics
|Managing faculty||Business and Economics|
|Total credit points required||48|
|Standard duration of study (years)||2 years PT|
Part-time study only
|Study mode and location||Off-campus (Clayton)|
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3807|
NOTE: This course has had one or more changes made to it since publication on 1 October 2014. For details of changes, please consult the Handbook change registerHandbook change register (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/2015handbooks/2015-change-register.html).
This course is designed for health professionals and health policy makers wishing to further their knowledge and/or extend their formal qualifications in health economics.
These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).
Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will:
(a.) be critical and creative scholars who:
(b.) be responsible and effective global citizens who:
(c.) have a comprehensive understanding of their disciplines of economics and health economics and be able to provide discipline-based solutions relevant to the business, professional and public policy communities we serve
(d.) have advanced knowledge to graduate diploma level in health economics and be able to:
The course has two main components:
Students must complete:
(a.) four core units (24 points) as follows:
(i.) the following two units (12 points):
(ii.) two of the following units (12 points):
(b.) four elective units (24 points). Students are encouraged to select units from the recommended elective units and the unit from (ii.) not previously completed.
Other elective units can be identified using the browse units toolbrowse units tool (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/search) in the current edition of the handbook. The level of the unit is indicated by the first number in the unit code; postgraduate units are those that commence with the number 5. Students must be able to meet any unit prerequisites.
Further unit information is also available on the Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine's information for current studentsinformation for current students (http://med.monash.edu.au/epidemiology/pgrad/) webpage.
Students should check when units are offered and whether they are taught in block mode or off campus.
Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma in Health Economics and Policy may be eligible for admission to course 3842 Master of Business Economics subject to satisfying the appropriate entry requirementsentry requirements (http://www.monash.edu.au/study/coursefinder/course/3842).
Students wishing to exit the Graduate Diploma in Health Economics and Policy early may apply to graduate with 2681 Graduate Certificate in Pharmacoeconomics after successful completion of 24 points of study provided they have successfully completed the units required for that award.
Graduate Diploma in Health Economics and Policy