2019 start
PG Certificate

Cost Effectiveness Modelling for Health Technology Assessment

School of Health and Related Research, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health

We tackle some of the world’s greatest health challenges to improve the health and care of people across the globe.
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Course description

Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of health technologies is critical to good governance of public monies when bringing new technologies to market. Develop the technical skills to undertake cost-effectiveness modelling which are in high demand within the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.

The course is taught part-time, online, over two years.

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Modules

Core modules

  • Economic Evaluation in International HTA
  • Cost-effectiveness Modelling in HTA
  • Using Evidence in the Design and Development of Models
  • Building Cost-effectiveness Models for HTA

Teaching

The course is a mixture of online learning and independent study. We use customised online rooms within our Virtual Learning Environment to deliver course materials in an accessible and engaging format, including live online webinars allowing interaction with course tutors and other students.

Assessment

Assessment is by coursework and project work.

Duration

2 years part-time

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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Contact

scharr-pgt-enquiries@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 5454

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.