Economics - Health Economics Practice

University College Cork

 

Course Name Economics - Health Economics Practice
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKC07
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PGDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 9 September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course

Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online

Once you have chosen your co...

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Duration Full-time 1 year
Part-time 2 years

The course will be delivered predominately online, facilitating self-directed learning. Field trips, guest lectures and live cases may be organised for times that suit both full-time and part-time students.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+To apply for this course, you will need:

A degree in business and/or Economics

or
A degree with at least a 2H2 grade in a health related discipline

or
For those with degrees or equivalent outside the above categories, applicants should hav...

Comment Course Practicalities
The course will be delivered predominately online, facilitating self-directed learning. Field trips, guest lectures and live cases may be organised for times that suit both full-time and part-time students.
Course Content

Expand+The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics Practice is a practice-oriented course, designed to give students an excellent grounding in the use of economic decision-making in the health sector. Economic decision-making is becoming increasingly impo...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics Practice (Part I of the MSc) includes 60 credits of taught modules. The core modules examine economic decision-making in health, in terms of financing, resource allocation, distribution and delivery of he...

Assessment Method The taught modules are assessed entirely via continuous assessment, including a combination of written assignments, online discussions, reflective logs, and presentations.

The placement is examined via a combination of reflective learning logs, a written report on the placement and a presentation of that report.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information

This course focuses on equipping graduates with the economic decision-making skills to improve efficiency and/or equity in the healthcare sector. Graduates will be attractive to employers in the private, public and voluntary sectors. Previous graduates have found employment in a mixture of all three settings and those who were in employment prior to beginning the course have found that it has greatly enhanced their career prospects.
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr Ann Kirby
A.kirby@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 3679

https://www.cubsucc.com/programmes/postgraduate/pg-dip-health-economics-practice--online-/

Dr. Brian Turner
b.turner@ucc.ie
+353 21 490 2974
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