This is a four credit point unit run over a 13 week session. There are lectures, tutorials and full day workshops. Further information is available via the HSYP804 online Learning Management System (LMS) iLearn http://ilearn.mq.edu.au
All lectures and tutorials are scheduled in your individual timetable.Attendance is expected at both lectures and tutorials, as this is where the majority of learning occurs, in most cases lectures are recorded. Failure to attend may impact your final results. It is the responsibility of the student to contact their tutor by email to inform tutors if they are going to be absent. The timetable for classes can be found on the University web site at: http://www.timetables.mq.edu.au/.
Health law (weeks 1-3): a set of selected and prapared reading material is available on iLearn
Health Economics (weeks 4-9):
Folland S, Goodman A and Stano M. The Economics of Health and Health Care. International edition, 7th edition. Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall; 2013. You will read chapters from it during the health economics module. Copies will be held in library reserve.
The textbooks below are recommended for health economics:
Glied S and Smith PC (editors). The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics. UK: Oxford University Press.
Gray, A. Clarke, P.M, Wolstenholme, P., Wordsworth, S. Applied Methods of Cost-effectiveness Analysis in Healthcare (Handbooks in Health Economic Evaluation), Oxford, OUP, 2011.
Jones A, editor. The Elgar companion to health economics. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar; 2006.
The readings for each tutorial will be listed in the tutorial worksheets available on ilearn. For readings that are journal articles available electronically thorough the library it is your responsibility to find and download these. For readings that are chapters from a textbook and meet copyright restrictions they will be available on e-reserve as a PDF.
Technology and equipment
Teaching rooms are equipped with state of art audio-visual and ICT equipment including iPads, internet connection, high quality video cameras and multiple LCD screens.
To study optimally when off campus you will need to have access to a reliable internet connection to retrieve unit information & at times to submit assessment tasks via iLearn.