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Policy and Economics of Healthcare Delivery

Course Type
Postgraduate, Continuing professional development, Module

Health care systems are under constant reform, much of which has an economic dimension. This module analyses recent reforms in UK health care and assesses the contribution economics can make to policy evolution in key areas of health care provision. This module goes beyond the material covered in the Introduction to Health Economics and should equip you to critically appraise health care reforms from both an economic and policy perspective.

20 credits

Module Attendance Required
One week block of teaching

Module Dates
2020/21 dates 
1 – 5 February 2021


  • Examination - unseen examination (2hrs) - 50%
  • Assignment - 3000 word equivalent assignment - 50%

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Stand Alone Course

This module can be taken as a stand alone course if required however it will not be assessed and no credits will be awarded. 

Fee if taken as a stand alone course
2021 module prices

UK/EU - £1109 (Public Sector), £1599 (Private Sector)
Non UK/EU - £1617

Entry requirements if taken as a stand alone course
Prior knowledge of the basic principles of health economics is assumed. All applicants will be required to discuss eligibility with the Course Director at the time of applying.

Register for this course now via the university online shop.  Please note the last date for booking a place is 20 December 2020.

More information

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