Economics of Health Technologies and Technology Assessment - MMA


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Participation in MMA course and project exams in the 1th semester.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Knowledge of the construction and use of models for analysis of the costs and effects of new medical technologies (including new medicines and medical devices)
  • Knowledge of the use of patient-specific data from clinical trials as well as register-based data for analysis of costs and effects of new medical technology, including subgroup analyses.


  • Can use the methods of the field to analyse economic and clinical effects for current issues in the health sector
  • Can structure and present results from advanced health economic models and analyses of cost- effectiveness, budget impact and cost-of-illness analyses


  • Can develop advanced health economic analyses, including economic evaluations (cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis, cost-benefit analysis, etc.), budget analyses, cost-of-illness analyses, MTV reports, etc.
  • Can critically assess methods and results from health economic calculations
  • Can be part of a health economic team in a company/organisation that performs and/or uses health economic analyses of new medical technology



Name of examEconomics of Health Technologies and Technology Assessment
Type of exam
Written exam
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Additional information

Please contact the  programme student counsellors if you consider applying to the education and you have questions.

Please consult the Moodle page for your semester and contact the semester coordinator if you have academic questions, or the study secretary if you have administrative questions.

All other enquiries may be directed to Helene Nørgaard, secretary of the Study Board.

Facts about the module

Danish titleØkonomi i sundhedsteknologi og teknologivurdering - MMA
Module codeMEDMS13K2_5
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Clinical Medicine
FacultyThe Faculty of Medicine