Graduate Diploma of Health Economics

University of Adelaide, The

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

The Graduate Diploma in Health Economics offers students an extended understanding of how society manages and allocates its resources to improve the health of populations. It is the only graduate diploma in Australia to offer courses in both mainstream economic theory and practice and health economics, and has a strong focus on the development of practical skills to support the application of health economics in the real-world. The diploma provides students with a broad foundation in key economic principles and methods, health economic evaluation, and public health policy. Students undertake a total of eight courses; four in economics, two in health economics and two from a wide variety of elective courses offered by the School of Public Health, allowing them to tailor their studies to their areas of interest. Students learn in small groups with close supervision from leading researchers with international reputations and real world experience in the field of health economics. A flexible and modern teaching structure provides options for completing the diploma online. Graduates can progress to further study with the Master of Health Economics and Policy.


Students complete 4 courses in Economics, 2 courses in Health Economics and 2 courses in Public Health.


  • Health economics
  • Economics
  • Public health

Standard entry requirements

A completed Bachelor degree (or equivalent)

Study pathways

Graduates can progress to further study with the Master of Health Economics and Policy.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace International: $36,500 Yes

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