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Southampton Health Technology Assessments Centre

Introduction to Health Economics Course

This popular one day course is delivered by Southampton Health Technology Assessments Centre (SHTAC) at the University of Southampton.

The course will provide an overview of health economics and is designed for health professionals, academics and decision makers with an understanding of health and related research.


Course dates

Course  DateVenueAvailability
Introduction to Health Economics 13/11/2019 Chilworth Manor Hotel Maximum 12 places - booking open

Course bookings can be made online via the University of Southampton online store.   Payments can be accepted by credit or debit card, and by Paypal.   If you are unable to book online and require an invoice, or you are a current University of Southampton staff member or student, please download and complete a course booking form.

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What does SHTAC do?

SHTAC is a national centre of excellence in health technology assessment commissioned to assess the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of health technologies for NICE.

Meet the trainers

Course Leader: Dr Keith Cooper | Course Administrator: Angela Vincent | Click here for staff profiles of all the training team.

Course content

Basic concepts of health economics

Measuring health outcomes

Measuring costs

Cost effectiveness analyses in decision making

Reviewing economic evaluations 

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Introduction to Systematic Reviews

Available to book as a two day course, including Introduction to Systematic Reviews, 12-13 November 2019.  Click here for further details.

Course pack

Course pack

You will receive a comprehensive course pack when you attend the course.

General Terms

Fees per course

The fee includes all training day materials, lunch and refreshments throughout the day. 

A cancellation fee of £50 will be incurred for cancellations up to 4 weeks before the course date, cancellations after this date are non-refundable. Substitutions can be made, new delegate details should be emailed to the Course Administrator In the event that the course is cancelled for any reason, our liability is limited to the course fee only which will be refunded in full. We recommend delegates have adequate insurance cover for any travel or personal expenses.


Overnight accommodation is available at Chilworth Manor Hotel, a special public sector rate is available on request. Please book directly with Chilworth Manor Hotel on 02380 767333


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