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About

The aim of this hands-on Applied Economic Modeling for the Veterinary Sciences course from Utrecht University is to enable you to become familiar with using the relevant tools so that you can become more actively involved in economic decision-making, particularly with regard to disease control.

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Overview

Key Features

Many economic tools have been developed and are currently being applied to support decisions concerning animal health. These include basic methods such as partial budgeting, cost-benefit analysis and decision analysis, but also more advanced methodologies such as linear programming, the Markov chain and Monte Carlo simulation. By taking the Applied Economic Modeling for the Veterinary Sciences course from Utrecht University you will learn about all of these, together with how to detail the critical steps in a systems analysis and choose appropriate modeling types and techniques.

By gaining greater knowledge of economic concepts and theory during this course, you will be able to contribute in an informed manner to economic decision-making discussions, policy development and implementation.

Applied Economic Modeling for the Veterinary Sciences is one of the online medical courses that is part of MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online; the online MSc program in Epidemiology offered by Utrecht University, University Medical Center Utrecht, MSc Epidemiology and Elevate Health.

Programme Structure

By the end of the course, you should be able to:
  • Analyze economic problems using basic methods such as partial budgeting, cost-benefit analysis and decision analysis
  • Detail the critical steps in system analysis and choose appropriate modeling types and techniques
  • Describe the use of more advanced methodologies such as linear programming, Markov chains and Monte Carlo simulations
  • Describe the uses of social cost-benefit analysis and multi-criteria analysis
  • Discuss the importance of animal health economics in decision-making, implementation and evaluation of animal health programs, and in policy development and implementation processes.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 42 days
    • 14 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Enrollment deadline 8 Nov

Language

English

Credits

3 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To enrol to this course, you need:

  • A BSc or MSc, or a similar level of academic ability
  • A basic understanding of veterinary epidemiology, statistical and mathematical applications.
  • Basic MS Excel skills
  • Sufficient proficiency in English reading and writing

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    595 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 595 EUR for the full programme during 42 days.
  • EU/EEA

    595 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 595 EUR for the full programme during 42 days.

Funding

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