Economic Evaluations and Technology Assessments - MMA


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

First semester of the profile MMA.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • A basic understanding of the methods of health economics and health technology assessment provides a framework for subsequent courses.
  • The understanding of economics of health and medical care in theory and practice is the foundation for the track
  • To describe topics in market oriented medical care.
  • To understand and apply the methods for the health economic evaluation
  • To understand and apply the methods for the health technology assessment of alternative health technologies.
  • To understand and apply theories of evidence based marketing.


  • Apply the techniques of health economic assessment and health technology are fundamental competences for the fulfilment of job requirements in the market oriented parts of the medical industry.
  • Provide a general overview of the economics of health and medical care, and cover the medical and nonmedical determinants of health; markets for health care services and health insurance,
  • Analyse key players in the health care sector, and different health care systems.
  • Use methods for the economic evaluation of health technologies (i.e. cost-effectiveness analyses, cost-utility analyses, cost-benefit analyses) that are increasingly used for reimbursement and pricing decisions in health care markets.


  • Assess medical products using advanced interdisciplinary tools for. It provide the students with an understanding of the basic tools for health technology assessment as a means for political, administrative and clinical decision-making in national and international health care systems.



Name of examEconomic Evaluations and Technology Assessments
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal 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 titleSundhedsøkonomi og teknologivurdering - MMA
Module codeMEDMS13K2_9
Module typeProject
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