University of Sheffield
Health Economics and Decision Modelling
Health economics and decision modelling is undergoing massive expansion internationally as governments, insurers, health care organisations and the pharmaceutical industry need to analyse the costs and benefits of health-related strategies. Currently there is an international shortage of qualified specialists in this area. This course is ideal preparation for a career as a professional health economist or modeller.
Course content Cost-effectiveness Modelling for Health Technology Assessment; Introduction to Health Economics; Economic Evaluation; Health Research Methods; Medical Statistics and Evidence Synthesis; Operational Research Techniques in Health Resource Allocation; Advanced Simulation Methods; Valuing the Benefits of Health Care; Dissertation.
Assessment is by coursework, examinations and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (England)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 19,950 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||-||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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