Taught course

Master of Health Economics

University of Queensland · Business, Economics and Law

Entry requirements

Prerequisites: A Bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale; or a Graduate Certificate in Economic Studies; or Graduate Diploma in Economics with a GPA of at least 4.50 on a 7 point scale. Visa requirements: CRICOS Code: 082600G International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. English Proficiency: IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ. How to apply? Applications must be lodged through UQ International. on and Border Protection.

Months of entry

July, February

Course content

This program provides graduate training in all aspects of health economics, meeting the clear need for comprehensive programs in Australia and internationally. A joint initiative of UQ's School of Economics and School of Population Health, this program is designed for people intending to work in the health sector. No prior knowledge or training in economics is required for this program. The program offers students the opportunity to develop strong analytical skills and is a qualification which may further career opportunities in national and international health agencies.

This highly specialised program provides critical insight into the complex economic issues in health sector administration, and the economic impacts of decisions. Students may take elective courses in analytical techniques, including advanced applied econometrics, public economics, health finance, epidemiology, business and economic decision techniques, burden of disease methods, benefit-cost analysis and health and economic development.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

School of Economics
Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004 Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980