Health Economics

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Health Economics

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Economics, Health Administration

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    1
  • Overview

    The course aims to introduce students to the key themes of economic theory as applied to health and medical care issues. The course will investigate alternative systems for organising and financing health and medical care; the controversial nature of applying economic theories to health, and the main techniques of health care evaluation.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.