Information for students, faculty and staff regarding COVID-19. (Updated: 27 March 2020)
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Below you will find information about the course
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The course starts off with registration and introduction. You need to be registered on the course in the study documentation system in order to be able to follow the course and to get your results registered during the course. If you are unable to attend during the registration and introduction, you need to contact the study administator Eva Selin in advance, or else you risk losing your place at the course.Close
The course runs in the period February 10 – February 28, 2020.
The students on the course come from the Master`s programmes in public health or are taking the course as a single subject course. All of the teaching is given in English.
The examination on the course consists of two parts:
1) There is a written exam on Friday, February 28.
2) Each student will do a plan for a health economic evaluation.
Schedule attached is preliminary!
In this course, we use the learning platform Cambro. There you will find for example course schedule, instructions for exercises during the course and messages from the teachers. In order to get access to the learning platform, you sign in using your UMU ID user identity. You will get access to the Cambro site (Health Economic Evaluation Systems) after the first day on the course. If you are not able to attend on the first day it's important that you let us know.Close
There are two course books:
Drummond MF (ed.). Methods for the Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes. Oxford: Oxford university press, latest edition. This book you buy through the internet or through a book store.
We will also, primarily for exercises, use the following book:
Gray AM, Clarke PM, Wolstenholme JL & Wordsworth S. Applied Methods of Cost-effectiveness Analysis in Health Care. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2011.
These books are also available as e-books on the university network. To find them, do this:
1.Go to the University library
2. Enter the book title in the search field and click "Search"
3. The book will appear on top of the list
4. Click on "Full text" and proceed
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International students are recommended to arrive at least a few days before the start of the regular term, preferably prior to the Orientation. If you fail to arrive on time, you have to contact the study counselor as soon as possible, but not later than one week ahead of the course start, or you may not be able to register for the programme.
If you will have housing through the International Housing Office you will receive information about your arrival in your offer of housing.
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