The Mechanics of Health Economics

IFF - International Faculty of Finance
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Professional Course
Self-paced Online
30 weeks
From 2,159 GBP

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Course description

The Mechanics of Health Economics

You will look at the perspective of clinicians, governments, investors, lenders, healthcare consumers and debt providers to help you appreciate their individual viewpoints. You will complete a risk matrix for a health investment project, analyse a bank lending proposal and study different types of healthcare models including PPP, private hospital and healthcare service provision.

Course Structure

The course takes place over 20 weeks and comprises 10 core units. The units will be released every two weeks from the start of the course. Download the units or study completely online.

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Training content

  • Unit 1 – Demography, illness and medicine
  • Unit 2 – Public sector health provision and investment: personnel, facilities and management
  • Unit 3 – The pharmaceutical industry, r&d and the future
  • Unit 4 – Private and quasi-private sector health arrangements: payment structures, services and institutions
  • Unit 5 – Measuring healthcare costs, budgets and performance
  • Unit 6 – Healthcare capital investment and management decision-making
  • Unit 7 – Contracting out and Public-Private Partenerships (PPP) in healthcare
  • Unit 8 – Financial structures in healthcare investment and operation
  • Unit 9 – Contracts for healthcare projects: construction, finance, service provision and operation
  • Unit 10 – Risks and risk mitigation techniques in healthcare investment and management


  • UK Individuals or UK Company (VAT to pay) or EU Individual or EU Non-VAT Registered Company - £1,799 (without accreditation).
  • UK Individuals or UK Company (VAT to pay) or EU Individual or EU Non-VAT Registered Company - £2,159 (without accreditation).
  • Individual or Company outside the EU (no VAT to pay) - £1,799.
  • Individual or Company outside the EU (no VAT to pay) - £2,159.

Certification / Credits

Assessment and Post Graduate Certification

At the end of each unit there is an assessment that will allow you to benchmark your growth in knowledge and understanding. For those wishing to receive a Postgraduate Certificate from Middlesex University, an additional marked assignment of 5000 words will also need to be submitted. The assignment will be based on an on-going case study that runs throughout the duration of the course.

About IFF

International Faculty of Finance - IFF Finance & IFE Energy - Specialist Training Courses

As one of the world's leading specialist financial training organisations, The International Faculty of Finance, provides participants in the global financial markets with intensive technical training programmes designed to help them succeed on the global stage.  Established in 1991 we...

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