Health Economics, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 5 days
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
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Economic thinking is becoming increasingly important in health care. The Health Economics course, Erasmus University Rotterdam 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

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or 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.


Ken Redekop, PhD

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

Methods of Health Services Research or equivalent knowledge.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 470 International
  • EUR 470 EU/EEA


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