Health Technology Assessment

This introductory course in Health Technology Assessment takes a broad view of the assessment of health technologies, such as medical procedures, devices, tests, pharmaceuticals and public health interventions, to inform policy decision-making regarding access to (and public funding of) these technologies.

Dates: 2020 Semester 1, 2 March–19 June
Location: Online

Download the Health Technology Assessment course handbook

Course overview

Emphasis is placed on learning methods to assess the safety, effectiveness and cost effectiveness of health technologies and on translating the findings into health policy. Attention is also given to the diffusion of technological innovations within their social, cultural and ethical context, to horizon scanning, evaluation of diagnostic tests and disinvestment of technologies. The course contains a mixture of lectures, small group activities and practicals.


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This course is also open to cross-institutional students, who will need to complete an additional application form.

This course is also available for non-award study.

2020 fees

Award and Non Award Fees
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Audit Student Fees
Public sector/academic $1,800 AUD
Private sector/commercial $2,890 AUD

Audit International Fees
Low income country $969 AUD
Middle income country $1,800 AUD
High income country public sector/academic $2,500 AUD
High income country private sector/commercial $3,000 AUD


Organising accommodation is the task of the attendee. You can find out more information online about accommodation in South Australia.

Please note this information is provided as a guide only and all prices are subject to change and availability. You will be required to make your own bookings. When making your booking please indicate that you are attending a University course to receive the Government Rate (also subject to availability).


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