University Of Sheffield UK Opens Application For MSc Courses
Holders of a 3/4 years bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60 per cent or 'first class' from a recognised university in a numerate subject can apply
The University of Sheffield, UK is inviting applications for its MSc Health Economics and Decision Modelling course starting in September 2022.
The importance and use of health technology assessment and health economic modelling is increasing. This course will help students to become highly employable by developing the analytical skills required to evaluate the clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of health technologies such as new drugs, public health initiatives, screening programmes and diagnostic tools.
Sheffield has nine professors of health economics and decision sciences, including the Prof John Brazier and in Professors Alan Brennan, Jim Chilcott and Matt Stevenson.
- Introduction to Health Economics
- Economic Evaluation
- Cost-effectiveness Modelling for Health Technology Assessment
- Medical Statistics and Evidence Synthesis
- Study Design and Systematic Review Methods
- Valuing the Benefits of Health Care
- Further Statistical Methods for Health Economic Analysis
- Advanced Simulation Methods
Students will be taught through lectures, seminars, tutorials and independent study
Students will find career opportunities exist around the world (including the UK, Europe, USA, Australia, Africa and Canada) in: health-economics related consultancies that conduct health technology assessment projects for governments, reimbursement agencies or other clients outside of academia, the pharmaceutical industry in a health economics, government or other health policy organisations such as NICE, health insurance companies etc.
1-year full time
Holders of a 3/4 years bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60 per cent or 'first class' from a recognised university in a numerate subject such as economics, operational research, mathematics, statistics, pharmacy, industrial engineering, management science, physics, pharmacy or systems control. Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Overseas (2022 annual fee): £24,400
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