Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Health Economics IKT 463 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. TAHSİN BAKIRTAŞ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. TAHSİN BAKIRTAŞ,
Course Assistants Research assistants
Course Category
Course Objective In this course, there will be put emphasis on the economics of the health sector and the qualitative and quantitaive methods directed to service production,consumption, allocation of resources,efficiency will be taught. Moreover,there will be focus on the obtainment and increase of productivity of the resources and the efficiency of process by emphasizing the importance of the above mentioned concepts related to life quality and the economies of the countries .
Course Content In this course, general position of the health economics will be examined. The main position of health economics in general economics discipline will be semtinized by macroeconomically examining the production, consumption of health service sector. Moreover, necessary information and required techniques will be learnt and given for the productivity of stakeholders of health via microeconomic approach.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 When the health economics is point in question it constructs task definitions by interpreting necessary concepts and relations. , , , , ,
2 It determines which kinds of inputs are required for services in health sector. It accounts usage levels of these and determines appropriate product/service combinations. , , , , ,
3 The infrastructure of concepts in the health economics is constructed. , , , , ,
4 It contributes to planning directed to the development of process which constitutes operations of health economics and also directed to the production,consumption of service resources and life quality. , , , , ,
5 It makes plans concerning how to provide and use the resources which are used in the process of health economics and implements these plans. , , , , ,
6 It evaluates the fields implementing the health economics operations and determines the most appropriate allocations which substantiate time-quantity-cost equilibrium. , , , , ,
7 It describes the straits in the activities of health economics. It contributes to the solutions of these problems and describes the allocations for purposes of enterprise , , , , ,
8 It contributes to teaching of which backgrounds are required for stakeholders in health sector to make the best decision by means of several modeling techniques , , , , ,
9 It plans the inputs being used in the health economics and the operations in the process. It assists to giving decision process of when and how to overcome the defiencies , , , , ,
10 It describes the operations in the project management and manages these operations. It makes plans to provide to carry on businesses with proper budget, joins into the project teams or manages. , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 An overview of the concept of health economics and theoretical framework of health economics.
2 Service production and free market approach in health economics
3 Counter-views about the service production and free market approach
4 Consumption, product elasticity and market models and tendencies in the health economics
5 Compounds of health economics : Hospital, medicine, and technological innovations
6 Techniques being used in drug production and internationalized market structure
7 Global Health policies and individual and individuals life quality
8 Global health policies and international constitutions
9 Mid-Term exam
10 General trends of health economy over the world
11 Institutions of health economics in the World and structural transformations
12 The health transformation in Europe and Anglo-Sakson Health approach, health expenditures and transformation processes in its financing
13 General trends of health economy in Turkey
14 The institutions of health economics in Turkey and structural transformations
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The students are gained the ability to look at the problems of daily life from a broader perspective. They gain the needed skills not only to understand the economic problems but also to construct a model and defend in meaningful way. X
2 They have knowledge about the microeconomic theory. X
3 They have knowledge about the macroeconomic theory.
4 They have knowledge about the international economic theory.
5 They have ability to use mathematical and statistical methods. X
6 They have ability to utilize fundamental econometric theories to provide economic problems. X
7 They are intended to be expert in one of non departmental fields that they choose from the list of marketing, management, human resources management, corporate finance, public administration, and tourism management.
8 They are intended to be expert in one of departmental fields that they choose from the list of public finance, agricultural, environmental, natural resources, labor economics, economics of industrial organization, economics of property rights, international finance, money and banking, economic growth and development.
9 They have necessary knowledge of law and related skills that needed in both public and private sector. X
10 They have necessary accountancy skills that needed in both public and private sector. X
11 They have written and oral communication skills in a foreign language as well as in their native language.
12 They know how to use computer programs in both daily office usage and statistical data evaluations.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Assignment 1 5 5
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 5 5
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5