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Health Economics D24

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2021

About the course

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.

Application and eligibility

Health Economics D24, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2021 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


18 February 2021


23 March 2021

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

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.


Academic credits 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 code



Application deadline was 15 October 2020. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 11,625

Total fee

SEK 11,625

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Course is given by
Economics, Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics.
Contact person for the course is:
Study Advisor