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Health Economics, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 5 days


This course begins with a two day introduction of main concepts of health economics. The remaining three days are used to provide students with more in depth knowledge. The student will learn to analyze the cost-effectiveness of health care interventions (e.g., medicine, diagnostic test, health care programme).

Both methodology and practical examples will be covered. Exercises are used to illustrate the various steps in economic thinking.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 5 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure


By the end of this course participants:
  • will understand basic principles of health economics and their application at various levels (including country-level and hospital-level policymaking and single technology assessments)
  • will be able to describe the aims and steps of a cost-effectiveness analysis, as well as the role of related activities such as computer modelling, cost analysis, and quality of life assessment.
  • will be able to perform some basic level cost-effectiveness analyses through computer exercises.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements


Methods of Health Services Research or equivalent knowledge.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    470 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 470 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    470 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 470 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
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Living costs for Rotterdam

  • 760 - 1270 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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