Graduate Diploma in Health Economics

Degree Type Graduate Diploma
Duration 1 year full-time
or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3GD086
CRICOS 075811M

Advance your career in a growing field

Health economists apply economic principles to improve society and its healthcare systems.

What influences the health of populations? How best can we manage and allocate resources to improve wellbeing?

What will you do?

Our graduate diploma is the only one in Australia to offer courses in both mainstream economic theory and practice and health economics. You will:

  • complete four economics courses, two specific to health
  • choose two public health elective based on your interests
  • benefit from small group learning
  • be supervised by internationally renowned and highly experienced health economists
  • build a broad foundation in key economic principles and methods
  • develop practical skills and apply your learning to real-world problems
  • understand public health policy in depth.

Our flexible and modern teaching structure provides options for completing the diploma online.   

Where could it take you?

You might progress to further study with the Master of Health Economics and Policy. You could end up working alongside a biotechnology company as a consultant. You might advise on healthcare policy. Perhaps you’ll evaluate product cost-effectiveness for a pharmaceutical group or analyse data from clinical trials.

The University of Adelaide is committed to regular reviews of the courses and programs it offers to students. The University of Adelaide therefore reserves the right to discontinue or vary programs and courses without notice. Please read the important information contained in the disclaimer.

Last updated: Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018