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The MSc HTA requires a total of 180 credits to be completed over the course of the degree.
60 credits from 3 core courses
60 credits from optional courses
60 credits from your research project.

The PgDip HTA requires a total of 120 credits to be completed over the course of the degree.
60 credits from 3 core courses
60 credits from optional courses

The PgCert HTA requires a total of 60 credits to be completed over the course of the degree.
60 credits from 3 core courses.

Each course involves recorded lectures and accompanying practical exercises. Each week the academic lead will contribute to and answer questions on a discussion board (NOTE: apart from 'Decision analytic modelling methods for economic evaluation' which is delivered face-to-face in Glasgow).

Note: Individual courses may also be taken as CPD; the decision analytic modelling methods face-to-face course is available only to part-time students who have already completed the core courses.

For more details on each of the courses, see the headings below:

Core Courses

HTA: Policy and Principles (semester 1; 10 weeks; 19th Sep - 2nd Dec 2016)
Purpose: 
This course will provide both a theoretical and practical understanding of the policy and principles behind, and the techniques involved with, the process of health technology assessment.
Aims: This course aims to provide students with a critical awareness of the broader policy context into which health technology assessment is located as well as a critical understanding of the theoretical underpinnings, principles and techniques of health technology assessment.
Delivery: Semester 1; 10 week online course comprising 10 recorded lectures and 10 accompanying practical exercises. Each week the academic lead will contribute to and answer questions on a discussion board.
Course Co-ordinator: Jim Lewsey

Statistical methods for HTA and evidence based medicine (semester 2; 10 weeks; 9th Jan - 24th Mar 2017)
Purpose: This course will deliver the fundamentals of statistical methodology that underpin health technology assessment and evidence based medicine.
Aims: This course aims to equip students with the necessary statistical skills so they can analyse and interpret data that commonly arise from health technology assessments and evidence based medicine more generally. Furthermore, to provide students with the necessary background knowledge and experience so they can critically appraise published work from a statistical perspective.
Content: summarising data, Frequentist and Bayesian approaches, probability and probability distributions, measures of effect size, linear and logistical regression, fundamentals of survival analysis.
Course Co-ordinator: Jim Lewsey

Health economics for HTA (semester 2; 10 weeks; 10th Apr - 23rd Jun 2017)
Purpose: This course will deliver the fundamentals of health economics and the practical elements of economic evaluation that are integral to health technology assessment.
Aims: This course aims to provide students with a critical understanding of health economics, its value and limitations. It will familarise students with the application of economic theory to health and health care issues, the principles of health economics and the techniques of economic appraisal.
Content: key concepts of economics, economic characteristics of health care, economic evaluation techniques, sensitivity analysis, health economics informing decision making.
Course Co-ordinator: Kathleen Boyd

Optional courses

Decision analytic modelling methods for economic evaluation (semester 1;5 day face-to-face course in Glasgow (26th - 30th Sep 2016))
Purpose: This course will teach the methods of decision analytic modelling that provides a coherent framework to inform decision making under certainty.
Aims: This course aims to equip students with the necessary skills so they can design and conduct decision analytic modelling.
Content: role of modelling in health care decision making, designing decision making problems, decision trees, Markov models, probabilistic models, expected value of perfect information.
Seminar: Semester 2
Course Co-ordinatorAndrew Briggs

Outcome measurement and valuation for HTA (semester 1; 5 weeks; 19th Sep - 21st Oct 2016)
Purpose: Outcomes measurement and valuation aims to provide students with a basic understanding of outcome measurement and valuation methodologies within HTA. The course presents the theory behind outcome measures and introduces practical techniques valuing health, non-health and process outcomes.
Aims: This course aims to provide students with a basic understanding of outcome measurement and valuation for the purposes of Health Technology Assessment. This course will familarise students with the application of economic theory to the measurement and valuation of outcomes for all types of economic evaluation framework as well as the practical steps involved.
Content: measuring health outcomes for economic evaluation, measuring and valuing health related quality of life, preference-based and non-preference based outcomes measures, valuing monetary outcomes in health context.
Course Co-ordinator: Emma McIntosh

Foundations of Decision Analytical Modelling (semester 2; 5 weeks; 20th Feb - 24th Mar 2017)
Purpose: This course will teach the methods of decision analytic modelling that provides a coherent framework to inform decision making under certainty.
Aims: This course aims to equip students with the necessary skills so they can design and conduct decision analytic modelling.
Content: role of modelling in health care decision making, designing decision making problems, decision trees, Markov models.
Course Co-ordinator: Andrew Briggs

Analysis of linked health data (semester 2; 10 weeks; 10th Apr - 23 Jun 2017)
Purpose: This course will deliver core components of analysing routine administrative health data or linked data. It will cover information governance and disclosure control, as well as aspects of data managment, mainpulation and advanced methods of data analysis.
Aims: This course aims to equip students with the necessary analytical skills to analyse linked health care data and to be aware of issues around clinical and information governance relating to their use.
Content: information governance related to use of administrative health data, theoretical principles of data linkage methods, sources of measurement error, data management and manipulation of datasets with different structures, regression models for longitudinal health data.
Course Co-ordinator: Claudia Geue

HTA in a global context (semester 2; 10 weeks; 9th Jan - 24th Mar 2017)
Purpose:
This course will cover HTA in different contexts, exploring geographical variation between high-income countries as well as looking more in-depth about how and why decision-making in healthcare may differ in low- and middle- income countries.
Aims:
The course aims to equip students with the necessary skills to develop an understanding of HTA guidance and processes in different jurisdictions, to critique HTA in different contexts and to gain technical and analytical skills in the application of HTA, with a particular focus on low-and middle- income countries.
Content:
differences in structure of health care and reimbursement systems, HTA in decision making from a global perspective, Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) as health outcome measures, application of different methods in low and middle income countries (LMICs).
Course Co-ordinators: Eleanor Grieve

Survival analysis for HTA (semester 2; 5 weeks; 9th Jan - 10th Feb 2017)
Purpose: This course will demonstrate how survival / time to event data is used to inform health economic analyses within health technology assessments.
Aims: This course aims to equip students wil the necessary statistical skills so they can analyse and interpret survival data that are commonly used in health economic analyses within health technology assessments.
Content: Kaplan-Meier method, Cox regression, parametric survival models, extrapolation, partitioning survival curves, survival model outputs used as inputs in decision modelling.
Course Co-ordinator: Jim Lewsey

Qualitative Methods in HTA (semester 1: 5 weeks; 31st Oct - 2nd Dec 2016)
Purpose:
This course will enable students to explore the purpose and appropriate use of qualitative research methods in HTA, by focusing on stakeholder perspectives.
Aims: This course aims to expose students to the application of qualitative methods in conceptual modelling, informing trial design, contexts and measures, and how it can be used to maximise the impact. The course will provide students with an opportunity to collect and analyse some qualitative data.
Content: The course introduces basic orientations and epistemological research paradigms and related methodologies (including ethnography, action research and qualitative evidence synthesis), as well as methods for collecting and analysing qualitative data.
Course Co-ordinator: Hannah Hesselgreaves

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Dr Jim Lewsey acts as the programme director for the MSc in HTA. Jim can be contacted by email at jim.lewsey@glasgow.ac.uk.

MSc in HTA Programme Administrator

Miss Margaret Ashton acts as the programme administrator for the MSc in HTA. Please contact Margaret in the first instance if you have any questions about the programme. margaret.ashton@glasgow.ac.uk

 

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Online distance learning at the University of Glasgow allows you to benefit from the outstanding educational experience that we are renowned for -without having to relocate to our campus.
You do not need to have experience of studying online as you will be guided through how to access and use all of our online resources.

Virtual learning

You will connect with your fellow students and tutors through our virtual learning environment where you will have access to a multitude of learning resources including:

  • recorded lectures
  • live seminars
  • videos
  • interactive quizzes
  • journal articles
  • electronic books and other web resources

A global community

As an online student at the University you will become part of a global community of learners. Community building and collaborative learning is a key focus of our online delivery and you will be encouraged and supported to interact with your fellow classmates and tutors in a number of ways. For example, through the discussions areas on our virtual learning environment, by skype, during live seminars and in our virtual campus on Second Life. 

Support

Great emphasis is placed on making sure you feel well supported in your learning and that you have good interactions with everyone on the programme.  Support is available in a number of ways and you will find out more about this during orientation.

All you need to participate in our online programmes is a computer and internet access. 

Computer requirements for studying online

Broadband internet connection

  • 3 mbps or higher

Internet Browsers

Our online learning platform Moodle is compatible with any standards compliant web browser. This includes:

Desktop:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Edge
  • Internet Explorer

Mobile:

  • MobileSafari
  • Google Chrome

For the best experience and optimum security, we recommend that you keep your browser up to date. https://whatbrowser.org

Javascript needs to be enabled within your browser

Please note: legacy browsers with known compatibility issues with Moodle 3.3 are:

  • Internet Explorer 10 and below
  • Safari 7 and below

Computer specifications

  • Processor: 2GHz
  • Operating system (minimum):
    • Microsoft Windows Vista service pack 1
    • Windows 7
    • Mac OS X v10.4.11+
  • Memory: 3GB of RAM or more
  • Hard disk: 300GB
  • Sound card and microphone
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Monitor and video card with 1024x768 display or higher

Mobile device specifications

  • iOS: latest (Apple Safari & Google Chrome)
  • Android: 4.4+ with latest Google Chrome

Other software

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Media player e.g. Windows Media Player or VLC
  • Word processing software (that outputs to the following file types for marking online: .doc, .docx, .html, .txt, .rft, .pdf, .ppt, .pptx, .pps, .hwp)
  • Anti-virus software

Advised hardware / software

  • Microsoft Office 2010
  • Headset (ideally with a USB connector)
  • Webcam

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  2.  Click create new account
  3.  Create user name
  4.  Create password
  5.  Enter email adress, first name and surname
  6.  Click create my new account
  7.  Choose the programme you are interested in from the list
  8.  Click enrol me.

We hope that our taster courses will provide you with an insight into how our programme runs and what studying online involves. The Health Technology Assessment example is taken from one of our courses called: Statistical methods for HTA and evidence based medicine and how it will run. The video gives general information and general housekeeping for the course. 

Community is a big factor in this programme and participating in discussions around different topics make the course a success and you feel well supported in your learning.  Whilst there will be a multitude of learning resources made available to you, we can also learn a lot from each other's experience as well.  So each week we'll encourage you to discuss the topics with each other, which makes for a great learning experience.  Of course, you tutor will also be on hand to answer your questions and encourage your discussions.

 

Computer requirements for studying online

Broadband internet connection

  • 3 mbps or higher

Internet Browsers

Our online learning platform Moodle is compatible with any standards compliant web browser. This includes:

Desktop:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Edge
  • Internet Explorer

Mobile:

  • MobileSafari
  • Google Chrome

For the best experience and optimum security, we recommend that you keep your browser up to date. https://whatbrowser.org

Javascript needs to be enabled within your browser

Please note: legacy browsers with known compatibility issues with Moodle 3.3 are:

  • Internet Explorer 10 and below
  • Safari 7 and below

Computer specifications

  • Processor: 2GHz
  • Operating system (minimum):
    • Microsoft Windows Vista service pack 1
    • Windows 7
    • Mac OS X v10.4.11+
  • Memory: 3GB of RAM or more
  • Hard disk: 300GB
  • Sound card and microphone
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Monitor and video card with 1024x768 display or higher

Mobile device specifications

  • iOS: latest (Apple Safari & Google Chrome)
  • Android: 4.4+ with latest Google Chrome

Other software

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Media player e.g. Windows Media Player or VLC
  • Word processing software (that outputs to the following file types for marking online: .doc, .docx, .html, .txt, .rft, .pdf, .ppt, .pptx, .pps, .hwp)
  • Anti-virus software

Advised hardware / software

  • Microsoft Office 2010
  • Headset (ideally with a USB connector)
  • Webcam

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    Broadband internet connection

    • 3 mbps or higher

    Internet Browsers

    Our online learning platform Moodle is compatible with any standards compliant web browser. This includes:

    Desktop:

    • Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Safari
    • Edge
    • Internet Explorer

    Mobile:

    • MobileSafari
    • Google Chrome

    For the best experience and optimum security, we recommend that you keep your browser up to date. https://whatbrowser.org

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    • Internet Explorer 10 and below
    • Safari 7 and below

    Computer specifications

    • Processor: 2GHz
    • Operating system (minimum):
      • Microsoft Windows Vista service pack 1
      • Windows 7
      • Mac OS X v10.4.11+
    • Memory: 3GB of RAM or more
    • Hard disk: 300GB
    • Sound card and microphone
    • Speakers or headphones
    • Monitor and video card with 1024x768 display or higher

    Mobile device specifications

    • iOS: latest (Apple Safari & Google Chrome)
    • Android: 4.4+ with latest Google Chrome

    Other software

    • Adobe Acrobat Reader
    • Media player e.g. Windows Media Player or VLC
    • Word processing software (that outputs to the following file types for marking online: .doc, .docx, .html, .txt, .rft, .pdf, .ppt, .pptx, .pps, .hwp)
    • Anti-virus software

    Advised hardware / software

    • Microsoft Office 2010
    • Headset (ideally with a USB connector)
    • Webcam

    Health Technology Assessment (HTA) is the assessment of relevant evidence and knowledge on the effects and consequences of healthcare technologies. It contributes to priorities and decisions in relation to prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. This Masters in HTA focuses on the production, critical appraisal and use of scientifically rigorous research evidence, applied to a range of health-related areas.

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    • MSc : 12 months full-time; 24/36 months part-time
    • PgDip 12 months full-time; 24/36 months part-time
    • PgCert 12 months full-time; 24/36 months part-time
    • mvls-hta@glasgow.ac.uk 

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    Why this programme

    Health Technology Assessment
    • Our postgraduate taught courses provide a solid grounding in all the major disciplines within the field of Health Technology Assessment. This is unique within Scotland, and is one of few such programmes worldwide.
    • Our faculty are world-class experts in their fields, who are active not only in research and teaching, but also involved in HTA decision-making at a national level (eg through NICE, SHTAG).
    • Our teaching is research-led. The courses have been developed to reflect the latest academic research and up-to-date challenges in HTA decision-making.
    • You will gain a comprehensive understanding and hands-on experience of the interconnected disciplines that are core to Health Technology Assessment. These include health economics, statistics, evidence synthesis, modelling and patient-reported outcome measures.
    • During a course, from week to week you will interact with your teachers and fellow students using online discussion boards. Your teachers will direct and observe the discussion, and respond to student questions about the course content.
    • You will have the opportunity to collaborate on a research project under the supervision of a member of academic staff or an external supervisor.

    Studying Health Technology Assessment at Glasgow

    • Here's what some of our students have to say:

    "I've found the learning experience to be convenient and flexible. It suits me to participate at a time, and for a duration, that fits my professional and personal schedule too."

    "I appreciate having so many resources at hand, being able to replay lectures as and when needed to aid understanding and retention."

    "...a lecture room that goes wherever you want."

    "...face to face education experience from your laptop."

    Adam Smith Business School is triple accredited

    Programme structure

    Core courses
    • HTA: Policy and Principles (20 credits)
    • Statistical Methods for HTA and Evidence Based Medicine (20)
    • Health Economics for HTA (20)

    Optional courses 

    • Foundations of Decision Analytic Modelling (10)
    • Outcome Measurement and Valuation for HTA (10)
    • Analysis of Linked Health Data (20)
    • HTA in a Global Context (20)
    • Survival Analysis for HTA (10)
    • Qualitative Research Methods for HTA (10)

    Optional course (delivered as face-to-face in Glasgow)

    • Decision Analytic Modelling Methods for Economic Evaluation (20)
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    Programme alteration or discontinuation
    The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Legal statements: Disclaimer.

    Career prospects

    HTA has growing importance internationally for informing health care decision making and there is increasing demand for employees with HTA relevant skills. Outside of the field of HTA, students would be well equipped with qualitative and quantitative research skills for jobs in academia, the pharmaceutical industry, and government information services/statistical agencies.

    Potential employers & roles

    • Academic/research centres or universities undertake HTA research projects funded by HTA agencies, national research bodies or health technology companies to support reimbursement or develop HTA methods.
    • Private industry, including pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies and health insurance companies, design and undertake evaluations (effectiveness and/or cost-effectiveness) for presentation to reimbursement agencies in support of health technology products.
    • Local or national government agencies, regulators, health service providers, international health organisations  (eg WHO) – commission and review assessments submitted to support reimbursement of health technologies;  undertake systematic reviews, evidence synthesis and evaluations to focus and direct health care policy; evaluate policy and programmes previously funded.
    • National or international consultancy companies undertake HTA projects for governments, HTA agencies or industry clients.

    Fees and funding

    Deposits

    International applicants (from beyond the EU) are requested to pay a deposit of £ when an offer is made.

    Deposits terms & conditions

    The University requires a deposit to be paid by International (beyond the EU) applicants in receipt of an offer to this programmes and who require a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) from the University in order that they can apply for a student visa. This is required where the programme is competitive and the deposit is required in order to demonstrate your commitment to attend the programme should you meet all the conditions of your offer.

    If you are made an offer for this programme the University will write to you and request a deposit with information on how to pay your deposit and the deadline for making the deposit payment. Please note that if you are unable to pay a deposit because you are planning to fund your studies through an official financial sponsor then you should upload a copy of your scholarship application or award letter to your application by the deadline date.

    The following guidelines will apply in determining whether or not a deposit will be refunded. Where the deposit is refunded, a 10% handling fee will be deducted.

    Deposits WILL be refunded to applicants under the following circumstances:

    1. Where the University is unable to offer you a place.
    2. Where the applicant has personal circumstances such as illness, bereavement or other family situations that has prevented them coming to the UK. Medical or other proof may be requested.
    3. Applicant can prove that they have applied for a visa to attend the University of Glasgow, but the VISA has been refused. The applicant must have shown ‘real intent' to study at the University of Glasgow but has been unable to obtain their visa.
    4. Applicant does not meet his / her conditions of offer: this may be academic or language test requirements. Satisfactory evidence must be uploaded to the student’s online application to prove that they have not met the conditions of their offer (note that applicants who do not meet the language condition of their offer must show reasonable attempt to meet this, i.e. they must provide a language test which was taken after the date that the deposit was paid).

    Deposits WILL NOT be refunded to applicants under the following circumstances:

    1. Applicant decides to go to another institution.
    2. Applicant cannot be released from work to study at the University of Glasgow.
    3. Applicant does not send completed documentation as requested in the condition of the offer: this may be required in order to prove that the offer has not been met for academic or language test conditions - failure to respond to requests for this information will result in no refund.
    4. Applicant has not secured funding to attend the University of Glasgow: this may be as a result of not being successful in applications for scholarships, OR simply not having sufficient funds in bank at time of visa application. This condition will apply unless it can be proven that there are clear mitigating circumstances which have significantly changed the applicant’s position since the time of application.
    5. Applicant has decided to defer – in this situation the University will retain the deposit and credit it against the applicant’s account for securing their place for the following year of entry. 

    Refund requests must be made within 60 days of the programme start date stated on your offer letter: requests made after this date will be subject to discretion.


    Additional fees

    • Fee for re-assessment of a dissertation (PGT programme): £315
    • Submission of thesis after deadline lapsed: £250
    • Registration/exam only fee: £150
    • General Council fee: £50

    Funding opportunities

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    Entry requirements

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    2013 Entry
    Places are still available for 2013 entry to this programme.

    Our website has been updated to reflect the 2014 entry requirements. In some cases there have been minor changes from the 2013 entry requirements, but please proceed with your 2013 online application and we will advise you if there have been any changes that you need to be aware of.

    You should normally have a 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant quantitative subject. In exceptional circumstances, consideration will be given to those with a relevant professional qualification who have experience in the field of health technology assessment. A background in health or medicine is not required and we welcome applications from other academic disciplines.

    International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

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    English language requirements

    For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.

    International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)

    • overall score 6.5
    • no sub-test less than 6.0
    • or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification:

    Common equivalent English language qualifications

    All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme:

    • ibTOEFL: 90; no sub-test less than:
      • Reading: 20
      • Listening: 19
      • Speaking: 19
      • Writing: 23
    • CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
    • CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English):  176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
    • PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English, Academic test): 60; no sub-test less than 59
    • Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English: ISEII at Distinction with Distinction in all sub-tests

    For international students, the Home Office has confirmed that the University can choose to use these tests to make its own assessment of English language ability for visa applications to degree level programmes. The University is also able to accept an IELTS test (Academic module) from any of the 1000 IELTS test centres from around the world and we do not require a specific UKVI IELTS test for degree level programmes. We therefore still accept any of the English tests listed for admission to this programme.

    Pre-sessional courses

    The University of Glasgow accepts evidence of the required language level from the English for Academic Study Unit Pre-sessional courses. We also consider other BALEAP accredited pre-sessional courses:

    FAQs

    What do I do if...

    my language qualifications are below the requirements?

    The University's English for Academic Study Unit offers a range of Pre-Sessional Courses to bring you up to entry level. The course is accredited by BALEAP, the UK professional association for academic English teaching; see Links.

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    For further information about English language requirements, please contact the Recruitment and International Office: pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk

    How to apply

    To apply for a postgraduate taught degree you must apply online. We cannot accept applications any other way.

    Please check you meet the Entry requirements for this programme before you begin your application.

    Documents

    As part of your online application, you also need to submit the following supporting documents:

    • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
    • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
    • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
    • One reference letter on headed paper
    • Evidence of your English Language ability (if your first language is not English)
    • Any additional documents required for this programme (see Entry requirements for this programme)
    • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

    You have 42 days to submit your application once you begin the process.

    You may save and return to your application as many times as you wish to update information, complete sections or upload supporting documents such as your final transcript or your language test.

    For more information about submitting documents or other topics related to applying to a postgraduate taught programme, check Frequently Asked Questions

    Guidance notes for using the online application

    These notes are intended to help you complete the online application form accurately; they are also available within the help section of the online application form. 

    If you experience any difficulties accessing the online application then you should visit the Application Troubleshooting/FAQs page.

    • Name and Date of birth: must appear exactly as they do on your passport. Please take time to check the spelling and lay-out.
    • Contact Details: Correspondence address. All contact relevant to your application will be sent to this address including the offer letter(s). If your address changes, please contact us as soon as possible.
    • Choice of course: Please select carefully the course you want to study. As your application will be sent to the admissions committee for each course you select it is important to consider at this stage why you are interested in the course and that it is reflected in your application.
    • Proposed date of entry: Please state your preferred start date including the month and the year. Taught masters degrees tend to begin in September. Research degrees may start in any month.
    • Education and Qualifications: Please complete this section as fully as possible indicating any relevant Higher Education qualifications starting with the most recent. Complete the name of the Institution (s) as it appears on the degree certificate or transcript.
    • English Language Proficiency: Please state the date of any English language test taken (or to be taken) and the award date (or expected award date if known).
    • Employment and Experience: Please complete this section as fully as possible with all employments relevant to your course. Additional details may be attached in your personal statement/proposal where appropriate.

    Reference: Please provide the name and contact details for one reference. This should typically be an academic reference but in cases where this is not possible then a reference from a current employer may be accepted instead. Certain programmes, such as the MBA programme, may also accept an employer reference. The reference should be completed on letter headed paper and uploaded on to your application.

    Application deadlines

    Please note that applications for programmes delivered online will be accepted up until they commence in September 2018.

    January 2019 intake

    Applications for January 2019 start will be accepted until 9 January 2019. 

    For January 2019 entry, students should select 2018-19 academic year and then choose the start date in the Study Period section, step 1 of the application form.

    If you have any difficulty in completing the application, please contact Margaret.Ashton@glasgow.ac.uk

    Application fee

    A fee of £25 per application must be paid by all applicants to this programme. The application fee will be requested when you apply online and it can be paid using your credit or debit bank card.

    Terms and conditions

    The application fee is non-refundable so it is important that you check any specific entry requirements for the programme. If you are applying with qualifications from outside the UK then you should check the postgraduate taught entry requirements for your country: see International students: In your country

    Applicants who are sponsored may have the application fee waived at the point of applying online. However if the sponsorship status changes before the student registers with the University and the student is self-funding the University reserves the right to invoice the student for the initial application fee.

    Find out more about Application fees


    Please note: applications for SFC funded places are open for entry in September 2016.

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