Health Economics for HTA

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Health Economics for HTA provides students with a critical understanding of health economics, its value and limitations. It will familiarise participants with the application of economic theory to health and health care issues, the principles of health economics and the techniques of economic appraisal.

  • Course dates: 13th Jan - 28th March 2025
  • Flexible Online Distance Learning (ODL)
  • Non-accredited, but with a certificate of attendance (no assessment)
  • Course Coordinators: Dikshyanta Rana & Dr Nicola McMeekin

Participants will learn the fundamentals of health economics and the practical elements of economic evaluation that are integral to health technology assessment. Topics include: key concepts of economics, economic characteristics of health care, economic evaluation techniques, sensitivity analysis, health economics informing decision making.

Course Structure

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, our digital learning platform, the following week.  

Download the HE for HTA 24/25 Course Outline

Registration & Fees 

£660 for low- and-middle-income countries (LMICs)

£704 for public/academic sector delegates and

£1,100 for commercial/private sector

Fill out our online registration form to register for this course.