Course Description

Course Name

Health Economics

Session: VGSS3120

Hours & Credits

15 Scotcat Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

The course aims to introduce students to the key themes of economic theory as applied to health and medical care issues. The course will investigate alternative systems for organising and financing health and medical care; the controversial nature of applying economic theories to health, and the main techniques of health care evaluation.

*Course content subject to change