The Postgraduate Certificate in Health Economics for Health Care Professionals aims to provide you with the basic principles and tools of health economics so that you can understand the work place situations you encounter from an economic perspective and apply basic economic concepts in your work.
What is Covered?
The programmes are based around learning 'modules', which last for approximately 12 weeks and which comprise five or six individual study 'units'. Modules are weighted at 20 'credits', where one credit equates to approximately 10 hours of study time.
Mounting pressure on health care budgets worldwide has focused attention on how best to organise health care systems and the spending within them. The University of York distance learning programmes in health economics allow students to gain an accredited qualification while continuing in their careers, and offer the flexibility to spread study over a period of years to match professional and personal circumstances.