HTA: Policy and Principles
This course aims to provide students with a critical awareness of the broader policy context into which health technology assessment is located as well as a critical understanding of the theoretical underpinnings, principles and techniques of health technology assessment.
- Course dates: 20th September - 26th November 2021
- Online Distance Learning (ODL)
- Non-accredited, but with a certificate of attendance
- For more info contact: email@example.com
Purpose: This course will provide both a theoretical and practical understanding of the policy and principles behind, and the techniques involved with the process of health technology assessment.
Content: role of HTA in policy development, introduction to different elements of process (statistical methods and analysis, outcome measurement, evidence synthesis, health economics, economic evaluation, decision analytic modelling), ethical issues.
Course Co-ordinator: Dr Claudia Geue & Eleanor Grieve
Why this programme?
- Our faculty are world-class experts in their fields, who are active not only in research and teaching, but also involved in HTA decision-making at a national level (e.g. through NICE, SHTAG).
- Our teaching is research-led. The courses have been developed to reflect the latest academic research and up-to-date challenges in HTA decision-making.
- During the course, from week to week you will interact with your teachers and fellow participants. Your teachers will direct and observe the discussion, and respond to participant questions about the course content.
Online distance learning at the University of Glasgow allows you to benefit from the outstanding educational experience that we are renowned for, without having to relocate to our campus.
You do not need to have experience of studying online as you will be guided through how to access and use all of our online resources.
You will connect with your fellow participants and tutors through our virtual learning environment where you will have access to a multitude of learning resources including:
- recorded lectures
- interactive quizzes
Great emphasis is placed on making sure you feel well supported in your learning and that you have good interactions with everyone on the programme. Support is available in a number of ways and you will find out more about this during orientation.
All you need to participate in our online programmes is a computer and internet access.
10 week online course comprising 10 lectures and accompanying practical exercises. The lectures will be 45min/1hr in duration and exercises associated with lectures will take a notional 2 hours for the participants to complete. Each week the academic lead will be responsible for monitoring and contributing to the discussion board. The exercise solutions will be posted on moodle the following week.
Full details of the 10 weeks of the HTA: Policy and Principles course can be found here - HTA policy and principles course outline
Registration and Fees
Entry Requirements and Assessment
As this course is not accredited, there are no course-specific entry requirements and there is no assessment.
If you have any questions, or if you would like any more information, please don’t hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to find out more information about our unit, please see here: www.gla.ac.uk/hehta
If you would like to see more about our MSc in Health Technology Assessment that this module is a part of, please see our course page: www.gla.ac.uk/hta