The course consists of five parts, of which one deals with health-related insurances and another is about the relationships between the use of healthcare and health, and problems with measuring these relationships. A third part of the course is about healthcare costs and how these can be limited, while a fourth part focuses on health economic issues relating to pharmaceuticals. On the fifth part, articles on health behaviors are analyzed.
Courses in Economics at undergraduate level equal to 90 ECTS, whereof 30 ECTS C-level courses (G2F) including a Bachelor thesis of 15 ECTS or the equal writing experience. In addition Mathematical Economics I D7, Econometrics I D12 and Microeconomics Analysis I D25, or the equivalent is required. Students are also required to have English 6/B from Swedish gymnasium or the equivalent.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Application deadline was
15 October 2020.
Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.