HEALTH ECONOMICS (2021-2022)

General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Curs Superior Universitari (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Management:
  • Casamitjana Badia, Núria
Number of credits: 3,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Face-to-face
Centre responsible : Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • 525,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 1/10/2022

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- Understand and learn to apply the main tools and concepts in health economics.
- The course is structured around a case study, to learn the role and use of economic tools for decision-making in healthcare by following three steps:
- Application of key concepts in economics of healthcare and the acquisition of economic skills to analyse how health markets work and how could deficiencies be corrected.
- Critical assessment of health interventions in terms of profitability.
- Assessment of the significance and limitations of economic analysis and tools in decision-making for healthcare.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
Professionals with training, experience or interest in international or global health or in economics and health economics.

Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:
Students who are not university graduates may be admitted on these courses. These students will be eligible for a university extension course certificate.Information regarding the entry requirements in this case can be obtained from the course coordinators.

Date on which pre-enrolment begins: 6/1/2021
Date on which pre-enrolment ends: 1/8/2022

Further information

FACULTY OR SCHOOL WHERE THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

Name of individual or institution: Facultat de Medicina - UB
Address: C/ Casanova, 143 08036 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: formacion@isglobal.org
Webpage: http://www.isglobal.org
Telephone: +34 932271814

Observations: Monday to Thursday, from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m., and Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. (the exact location is published before the course starts).


FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Name of individual or institution: Dra. Núria Casamitjana
Address: C/ Rosselló 132, 7ena planta 08036 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: formacion@isglobal.org
Webpage: http://www.isglobal.org
Telephone: +34 932271814

Observations: Monday to Thursday, from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m., and Friday, from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

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