University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

International Health Technology Assessment

Students will gain an understanding of markets, pricing and customers needed for new product development in the health technology industry. For students already working or aspiring to work in the field of health technology assessment, this course will give students the training they need to progress their career or gain a post as a health technology evaluator or commissioner.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules
Methods and Processes in International Health Technology Assessment; International Health Care Systems and Reimbursement; Cost-effectiveness Modelling in International HTA; Systematic Reviews and Evidence Synthesis: Principles; Economic Evaluation in International HTA; Project.

Examples of optional modules
Choices include: Using Evidence in the Design and Development of Models; Pharmaceutical Pricing; Randomised Controlled Trials to Support Reimbursement Decision Making; Utility and Patient Report Outcomes Data in HTA; Building Cost-effectiveness Models for HTA.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework and project work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

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

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