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About

Following completion of the Online Health Technology Assessment programme from University of Glasgow, you’ll be able to appraise evidence and understand the consequences of technology in order to prioritise its use. 

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Overview

The  Online Health Technology Assessment programme from University of Glasgow , which is only one of a few such programmes in the world, is delivered by the College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences, home to world leading expertise across an impressive diversity of disciplines. 

Delivered by the Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment (HEHTA) research team, the programme offers multidisciplinary insights in data science, health economics, analytical decision modelling and patient-reported outcome measures, as it’s happening, right now. 

Lecturer Professor Andrew Briggs currently co-chairs a task force responsible for creating articles into new modelling methods for medical decision-making and technology assessment.

The HEHTA team also drives key decisions and assessments for international health agencies such as NICE, SMC and HITAP, ensuring that our online programme content is up-to-date and relevant in the real world. Research is currently underway to deliver safer and more cost-effective treatments in Scotland through the use of precision healthcare technology.

Choose you own path

Through teacher-guided discussions and collaborative peer work, you’ll improve your knowledge and define your area of interest or specialism. After completing the core components, you can opt to focus more on analytic modelling, qualitative research methods or measurement and valuation. 

These courses have been developed to reflect the latest academic research and challenges in health technology assessment, giving you skills you can apply in your new career.

Programme Outcomes

  • Learn how to undertake systematic reviews of new health technology
  • Review the benefits of funding new health technology
  • Explore health economics, statistics, evidence, modelling and patient-reported outcomes to guide the principles of health technology assessment
  • Acquire a grounding in disciplines related to health technology
  • Scrutinise data and determine cost-effective solutions

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • HTA: Policy and Principles
  • Statistical Methods for Health Technology Assessment and Evidence Based Medicine
  • Health Economics for Hta Online
  • Health Technology Assessment: Research Project 
  • Outcome Measurement and Valuation for Health Technology Assessment 
  • Data Science - Identifying, Combining and Analysing Health Data Sets
  • Health Technology Assessment in a Global Context 
  • Survival Analysis for Health Technology Assessment 
  • Qualitative Research Methods for Health Technology Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

To be accepted to this programme, you must have:

  • At least a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant quantitative subject (i.e. economics, mathematics, statistics, medicine, pharmacy, epidemiology, health services research) from a recognised institution.
  • Exceptionally, consideration may be given to those with a relevant professional qualification who have experience in the field of health technology assessment.
A background in health or medicine is desirable but not essential, we welcome applications from other academic disciplines.When submitting your application, please include:
  • Your Curriculum Vitae
  • A supporting statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.
  • PgDip

Home / EU / International:

£10,000 (total cost)

  • PgCert

Home / EU / International:

£5,000 (total cost)

Funding

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.

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!

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