University of Sheffield
Health Economics and Decision Modelling
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.
Minimum 2.1 Honours degree from a recognised university in a numerate subject. Relevant subjects include economics, operational research, mathematics, statistics, industrial engineering, management science, physics or systems control. English language requirements- Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Modules: 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||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 18,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,500 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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