University of Sheffield

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 modules

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 methods

Assessment is by coursework, examinations and a dissertation.

Qualifications

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 details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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