HEVAL5130 - Modeling in economic evaluation II

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Course content

The course aims to introduce the basic principles of probabilistic modelling in economic evaluation of health programmes (decision trees, Markov models).

Learning outcome

Knowledge

You will gain knowledge of:

  • Value of information analysis
  •  Heterogeneity in modeling
  •  Validation of models
  •  Calibration
  •  Modeling of infectious disease

 

Skills

You will learn to:

  • Include and analyze value of information analysis
  • Estimate and apply transition probabilities by means of survival analysis
  • Validate a models according to recommended guidelines
  • Build simple infectious diseases models

General competence

You will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of a value of information analyses
  • Evaluate the quality of a model

Admission

Students who are admitted to study programmes at UiO must each semester register which courses and exams they wish to sign up for in Studentweb.

If you are not already enrolled as a student at UiO, please see our information about admission requirements and procedures.

Teaching

Lectures and exercises.

Mandatory assignment:

You must present a paper in class and take part in discussion of papers presented by other students in order to take the home examination.

Examination

Home examination

Use of sources and citation

You should familiarize yourself with the rules that apply to the use of sources and citations. If you violate the rules, you may be suspected of cheating/attempted cheating.

Examination support material

Four types of calculators are allowed to be used during the examination: Citizen SR-270X, Citizen SR270X BTSPU, Casio FX-82MS and TI-30XIIS.

Language of examination

For students at Eu-HEM: English

For students at HEPAM: The examination set will be given in English. Answers can be given in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or in English.

Grading scale

Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.

Explanations and appeals

Resit an examination

For HEPMA students:

For Eu-HEM students:

An EU-hem student cannot present her or himself for the examination in a course more than two times. There will be held re-sits for EU-hem students who have failed an exam or who have legitimate absence (usually illness) in January and August. If you are entitled to a re-sit you must contact the student advisor via email no longer than one week after the result of the exam has been published.

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.

Special examination arrangements

Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.

Evaluation

The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.

Facts about this course

Credits

5

Level

Master

Teaching

Every autumn

Examination

Every autumn

Teaching language

English