Education Spotlight highlights the unique educational opportunities available in HEOR, Market Access, and RWE/RWD. Below is an interview with European Market Access University Diploma (EMAUD).
What is unique about EMAUD?
It is the only international program on market access. The program is adapted to professional as it follows the product development mirroring the day to day practice
What three words do you associate with EMAUD?
Professional qualification, innovative, address mindset
Can you describe the new distance program, diploma, and how it works for a working professional with full-time jobs?
The refreshed program is designed to fit into the reality we are placed in due to the Covid-19. We wanted to keep the high level of the lectures and materials shared and secure the opportunity for interaction at the same time. That’s why there are real-time lectures in the program, student can ask questions and receive answers, while participating from anywhere they wish. Lectures are recorded, so there is a possibility to catch up. Additionally, video, cartoon and interview enhance knowledge in a convivial way. e-learning platform, allow straight accessible 24/7 for all students. The platform also allows interaction between students.
What makes this program different from similar programs?
It is unique by the extensive content providing opportunity for a robust qualification to progress your career in MA.
What type of students does the program attract?
Freshly graduated interested in MA, market access professionals willing to strengthen the knowledge of concept and broaden their perspective, pharma professionals willing to switch career to MA.
What types of careers do students move into after receiving their diploma?
It allows most student to boost their market access career or to switch career to MA successfully. It has allowed several managers to jump to director position.
How is the program accredited?
EMAUD program is accredited by Market Access Society.
What is the time commitment to the program and how are modules structured?
The program consists of 5 mandatory modules, and one module in addition, an extra one, free of charge. An enrolled student can either complete all 5 modules within one academic year (September-June) or can simply choose which modules he/she wants to complete the particular year and then join the missing ones in following years. Both paths, supplemented with a final thesis, lead to obtaining the European Market Access University Diploma.
I live outside of the EU, is this the right program for me?
The program addresses US, Japan and developing countries. However, it is more focused on EU challenges that are very informative for what is happening at international level. HTA is introduced in most countries and ICER in US is also a non for profit HTA with increasing influence.
What is the cost?
The cost is €8,000 for diploma (5 modules) or €1,600 per module.
How do I apply?
The application process is simple and based on reviewing professional and educational background of potential students. And their motivation as well. To apply, please send an e-mail, with your CV and motivational letter attached, to the EMAUD Administrative Office at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org