MSc in Economic Evaluation for Health Technology Assessment
The MSc in Economic Evaluation for Health Technology Assessment (HTA) aims to further students' knowledge and understanding of basic and advanced issues in the economic evaluation of health technology assessment through high quality training in relevant theoretical and practical issues.
All applicants to this programme should apply for the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Economics for Health Care Professionals in the first instance. Both the Postgraduate Certificate and the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics for Health Care Professionals should be completed before progressing to the MSc in Economic Evaluation for Health Technology Assessment.
The course includes 3 modules:
Module 7 - Assessing the Impact of Medical Technologies on Health: The module develops your understanding of the methods for assessing the effectiveness of health technologies.
Module 8 - Outcome Measurement and Valuation: This module develops your understanding of health and non-health outcome measures for use in the economic evaluation of health care interventions.
Module 9 - Decision Analysis for Health Technology Assessment: This module builds on Module 3 (Introduction to Economic Evaluation) and Module 6 (Advanced Topics in Economic Evaluation) in particular. The module describes the purpose of decision analytic modelling and the methods used to undertake decision analytic modelling.