Master of Science (Health Economics)

Organisation: 
University of Calgary
Subject: 
Health economics
Course outline: 

This program focuses on economic evaluation of interventions and treatments that impact health, both within and outside of health care, as well as evaluation of policy options at the systems level. The goal of health economic evaluation is to provide a framework and a set of techniques to measure and value the resource implications and the outcomes associated with alternative treatments, interventions or policy options, and assist decision makers to allocate scarce health resources to their most beneficial use.

Graduates may be involved in supervised health economics research. Potential career paths may include:

• Research project coordinator for an academic program of research

• Research associate in an academic or policy environment

• Junior policy analyst in government setting.

Type of training: 
Master's degree
Delivery mode: 
Face to face
Language: 
English
City: 
Calgary
Location: 
Canada
Cost: 
Paid
Last updated: 
14/06/2017