Bournemouth University launches free online introductory health economics course – FE News

The Introductory Health Economics course, presented by Bournemouth University, provides a comprehensive introduction to the economic principles related to health. The course is suitable for people who wish to explore the fundamentals of health economics, or who are interested in or work in the field of health care, pharmaceuticals and health finance, and who wish to improve their decision-making skills.

The study of health economics is important to help ensure the efficient use of available resources to maximize health benefits. It is also essential to improve healthcare delivery, outcomes and lifestyles through interactions with individuals and healthcare providers, in different clinical settings.

Professor Hassan Yazdifar, Head of Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics at Bournemouth University, said:

“This small, self-guided course, which you can study at your own pace, is aimed at people who plan to develop their careers in health economics. The learning outcomes will provide a comprehensive understanding of key concepts, economic evaluation, and health economics analysis.

The course is delivered through FutureLearn and has received positive feedback from participants.

“The course was great and the content was straight to the point.”

“Good introduction to health economics. Stimulates the desire to know more.

“This course has been carefully prepared to identify and explain the basic concepts of health economics in a succinct way.”

To register for the FutureLearn Introduction to Health Economics course at Bournemouth University, visit the Future Learning Website.

FutureLearn is an online platform that offers expert education, delivered by world-class universities and organizations.

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