Catalogue of Modules, University of Nottingham

A34589 Health Economics
(Last Updated:03 May 2017)

Year  17/18

Total Credits: 10

Level: Level 4

Target Students:  Postgraduate students in School Medicine. There is a limited number of places on this module. Students are reminded that enrolments which are not agreed by the Offering School in advance may be cancelled without notice.
  LBR Module

Taught Semesters:

SemesterAssessment
Spring Assessed by end of Spring Semester 

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites:  None.

Summary of Content:  

Method and Frequency of Class:

ActivityNumber Of WeeksNumber of sessionsDuration of a session
Lecture 10 weeks1 per week3 hours

Activities may take place every teaching week of the Semester or only in specified weeks. It is usually specified above if an activity only takes place in some weeks of a Semester

Method of Assessment: 

Assessment TypeWeightRequirements
Exam 1 90  Answer 3 questions from 6 equally weighted (including 1 compulsory question) 
Presentation 1 10 Group presentation of critical appraisal of an economic evaluation 

Convenor: 
Dr T Langley

Education Aims:  

To give students a basic understanding of the methods of economic analysis as applied to health, to health care and to clinical and public health research.

Learning Outcomes:  

At the end of the module students will have acquired the following outcomes:

Knowledge and understanding

Intellectual skills

Professional practical skills

Transferable (key) skills

Offering School:  Medicine


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