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International Health Technology Assessment, Pricing and Reimbursement

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

Build your understanding of markets, pricing and customers needed for new product development in the health technology industry.
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Course description

This is the only online course offering the full range of skills needed by those developing health technologies for market.

The course is taught by experts who work directly with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on health technology appraisals. You’ll gain an understanding of the entire HTA process alongside practical insights into the markets, pricing and customers needed for new product development in the healthcare industry. If you’re already working or aspire to work in the field of health technology assessment, health economics or market access, this course will give you the training you need to progress your career or gain a post as a health technology evaluator or commissioner.

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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

Optional modules

Examples 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

Teaching

The course is taught entirely online, and you study in your own time. 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

2-5 years part-time

Entry requirements

2:1 honours degree in a related subject.

English language requirements

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

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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.