University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Health Technology Assessment

This course focuses on the production, critical appraisal and use of scientifically rigorous research evidence, applied to a range of health-related areas.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant quantitative subject. In exceptional circumstances, consideration are given to those with a relevant professional qualification who have experience in the field of health technology assessment. A background in health or medicine is not required and we welcome applications from other academic disciplines.

Course modules

Core courses: statistical methods for HTA and evidence based medicine; HTA: policy and principles; health economics for HTA. Optional courses (beginning in academic year 2016/17): decision analytic modelling methods for economic evaluation; foundations of decision analytical modelling; content: role of modelling in health care decision making, designing decision making problems, decision trees, Markov models; evidence synthesis; outcome measurement and valuation for HTA; economic evaluation alongside clinical trials; analysis of linked health data; HTA in a global context; survival analysis for HTA.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,333 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,333 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,333 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,333 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,333 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,666 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,666 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,666 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,666 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,666 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,666 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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