You should normally have a 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant quantitative subject. In exceptional circumstances, consideration will 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 not required and we welcome applications from other academic disciplines.
Months of entry
January, September, April
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.
The programme 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.
Choose your own path
Through teacher-guided discussions and collaborative peer work, you’ll improve your knowledge and define 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 from podcasts, video, live seminars and discussions - whatever helps them learn and achieve their career goals.
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.
Information for international students
International students: applicants must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.
Fees and funding
*Total cost, incremental payment schedule available. Fee information is subject to change and is for guidance only.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Online Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0)141 278 7247