Healthcare Policy and Economics


Master's degree in Health Resources Management

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 41,0 TP


Not applicable

At the end of the course the students should be able to: a)investigate and use the economic analysis on the health sector; b)understand and interpret economic policy documents on health; c)apply to representative concrete cases of the health sector

1. Economic analysis of the health sector
2. Health economics policy
3. Health economics policy in European Union
4. Health economics policy in Portugal

Evaluation Methodology
The student may choose between: a) Continuous assessment: case studies analysis with 10 (ten) as the minimum passing grade;
b) Final exam: 10 (ten) is the minimum passing grade


Method of interaction
Course content is presented through lectures and case studies analysis

Software used in class