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Public Health Economics

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Careers/further study

Can contribute towards MSc Public Health


  • The process of economic evaluation for public health programme evaluation.
  • Critique techniques of economic evaluation as part of the evidence base for public health.
  • Costs and outcomes in economic evaluation.
  • Critique of economic evaluation studies.

Course Director

Dr Richard Kimberlee


Whilst studying this 15 credit, Public Health Economics masters level module, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the principles of health economics as a basis for gathering and interpreting evidence.
  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding and critical awareness of the nature of economic evidence currently used as a basis for public health policy and practice.
  • Reflect upon and demonstrate a critical understanding of utilitarianism as the ethical basis of economics as a discipline.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of learning approaches will be taken in which students will receive some face-to-face contact during the semester, learning resources on UWE online, group discussion boards and a tutor support system.


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15 credit Masters level module

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