Master of Health Economics

Deakin University

This program is designed to develop postgraduate skills in health technology assessment, economic evaluation of health interventions, resource allocation and priority setting, healthcare financing, health systems research and the health economics/health policy interface. It provides high level training in economic evaluation and modelling and health technology assessment. The program is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in economics or a health-related discipline who are interested in gaining analytical skills in the application of economics to decision-making in health care. The program is designed within an international context.

Course Fee:

Australian: $51,720
International: $65,776

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor level qualifications from a recognised Australian or overseas university in a relevant area of health sciences or commerce/economics or evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.


16 credit points including 7 core units (7 credit points), 3 selectives (3 credit points) and 6 elective units (6 credit points).

Subjects you can Study:

Health economics

Study Pathways:

Credit for prior learning will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Further information:

For other information please contact Health enquiries at

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Related Careers:

Economist, Hospital Administrator,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info No Full time 2 years
Burwood No info No Online 2 years
Burwood No info No Part time 4 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

If you’re thinking about applying for a course at Deakin, you can get all the information you need through the "how to apply "pages. Discover eligibility requirements and pathways for your chosen course, learn how to write and submit a successful application, and find out if you’re eligible for scholarships or recognition of prior learning.

Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

Is the information on this page correct? Request update

Request Information
Enquire about this course

Related courses