• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 30 months
    Duration

About

The Health Technology Assessment programme from University of Glasgow places emphasis on practicality, which gives students an edge in the job market - allowing them to pursue careers in the pharmaceutical industry, government agencies, research and more. Following completion of the programme, you’ll be able to appraise evidence and understand the consequences of technology in order to prioritise its use. 

What’s more the programme can be tailored to meet your specific requirements. Whether you want to study an MSc, a PgDip or a PgCert, or choose your duration of study between 1 and 6 years; at University of Glasgow you can further your ambitions without compromising your current commitments.

Online MSc Health Technology Assessment

Technology in the health industry has the potential to prevent, diagnose and treat disease like never before. Out of 25,000 compounds that start in the laboratory, five make it to market and only one recoups what was invested. Ranked in the top 100 of the world’s universities (QS World University Rankings 2019), the University of Glasgow will arm you with the skills to drive those key decisions in health technology advancement.

Drive innovative healthcare efficiencies

The University of Glasgow is ranked 2nd for medicine (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018), it is home to world leading expertise across an impressive diversity of disciplines with research into processes at every biological level from genes, to cells, organs, individuals, populations, and ecosystems. 

Programme Structure

Choose your own path

Through teacher-guided discussions and collaborative peer work, you’ll improve your knowledge and identify your area of interest. After completing the core components of the programme, you can opt to focus on more specific, specialised areas such as analytic modelling or qualitative research methods. These courses have been designed to include the latest academic research and challenges in health technology assessment, and they give you key skills you can apply in your career.

Studying 100% online gives you the flexibility to access our industry-lead teaching and research from anywhere in the world, at any time. By studying online, you will be able to tailor the course around your needs and won’t have to sacrifice your current career in order to pursue a new one. We offer a variety of study options, using podcasts, videos, live seminars and discussions to help you learn and achieve your career goals.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
    • Duration description

      Other options are available. 

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Entry requirements: 2:1 in a relevant quantitative subject or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution
  • International students: applicants must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band
  • Possess a degree from a recognised institution in medical, dental, nursing, or from another appropriate health profession. Applications will also be considered from individuals with other relevant degree qualifications, who are, or aspire to be, employed in the education of health professionals. Applicants should ideally work in a health professions environment 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Online Health Technology Assessment
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