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Health Law, Economics and Policy - HSYP804

This Unit includes an introduction to health law, economics and policy. It will provide students with foundational knowledge of the legal and regulatory dimensions of health care introducing them to national legal instruments and systems that govern and/or may advance public health. Students will also learn about policy, and the interactions between law and policy as they are relevant to public health. Students will gain knowledge of the theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of health economics as well as resource allocation policy problems, and economic evaluation of public health programs. Two one day workshops will further knowledge and skills relevant to thinking about health economic evaluation, and policymaking and policy engagement at a local, regional and national level.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Block - Session 1, Block, classes are held in an intensive mode over a sequence of days

Staff Contact(s): Dr Liz Schroeder

Admission to MPH Prerequisite Information


HSYP801 and HSYP802

Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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