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Starting 17 February 2021 or 16 June 2021

Delivered by distance learning over 20 weeks

A Postgraduate Certificate course in Health Economics

In partnership with Middlesex University

TAILOR THIS COURSE FOR YOUR TEAM

We can customise it to meet your specific training requirements. Contact Ted Bailey or call +44 (0)20 7017 4174.

The Mechanics of Health Economics


Core modules
Core modules

Unit 1 – Demography, illness and medicine

Unit 2 – Public sector health provision and investment: personnel, facilities and management

Unit 3 – The pharmaceutical industry, r&d and the future

Unit 4 – Private and quasi-private sector health arrangements: payment structures, services and institutions

Unit 5 – Measuring healthcare costs, budgets and performance

Unit 6 – Healthcare capital investment and management decision-making

Unit 7 – Contracting out and Public-Private Partenerships (PPP) in healthcare

Unit 8 – Financial structures in healthcare investment and operation

Unit 9 – Contracts for healthcare projects: construction, finance, service provision and operation

Unit 10 – Risks and risk mitigation techniques in healthcare investment and management

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What you’ll learn
What you’ll learn
  • How public sector resources are allocated and how to evaluate demographic, illness and medical data 
  • The structure and operation of the international pharmaceutical industry and evaluate how they interact with each other 
  • The role of budgeting and financial management within public and private sector healthcare and how to construct, manage and assess healthcare budgets 
  • Investment processes within health and how to audit, build and use Excel models for health investment decision-making 
  • How to understand the complexities of contracts and legal issues within the health industry 
  • How to apply risk analysis and evaluation techniques for health investment and risk management
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Postgraduate certificate option
Postgraduate certificate option

You have the option to receive a postgraduate certificate validated by Middlesex University Business School.

You will need to submit an additional marked assignment of 5000 words, based on a continuing case study that runs throughout the duration of the course.

About Middlesex University
How you’ll learn
How you’ll learn
  • A new module is released every two weeks
  • Read the units online, save them to your computer or print them out
  • Study at your own pace
  • Efficient and cost effective - no need to travel or take time off work
  • Apply new skills and expertise to your work straight away
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Past delegate

The Mechanics of Health Economics

Very enjoyable interactive course - it covered absolutely everything I needed, plus the case studies and and modelling exercises were a real bonus.