Entry requirements

Applicants should hold an upper second class honours degree, the equivalent from an international institution or an equivalent professional qualification. Prior degrees should be in a medical or numerate subject, but other degree subjects or professional qualifications can be accepted if a candidate has subsequently had relevant health service or industrial experience.

Other Suitable Qualifications: INTO Postgraduate preparation Programmes: If you do not qualify for direct entry, our partner INTO City University London offers academic preparation programmes which focus on the skills you need. Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Science and Engineering at INTO City University London means guaranteed progression to this degree.

Months of entry


Course content

MSc in Health Informatics is the longest-established postgraduate course in this field in Europe. The course equips you with the cutting-edge knowledge and skills necessary for the organisation and delivery of an informatics-led health service.

Typical applicants are clinical and allied health professionals who wish to enhance their careers and computer scientists, engineers and others with relevant technical or professional qualifications who wish to move into a successful career involving the application of ICT in the health service and associated industries.

You will be part of a highly multi-professional and strongly international cohort and will also benefit from lectures given by leading experts and from the University's central location, close to many hospitals and medical centres.

Graduates of the course pursue successful careers in the health service (both state and private sectors in the UK and overseas) and in related healthcare industries and organisations; the course has a successful track record of producing more than 250 very employable graduates over the past 15 years. The MSc in Health Informatics is also excellent preparation for doctoral study in the field.

Information for international students

Applicants should have good professional English in order to understand and produce literature of a complex technical nature. For students whose first language is not English, an IELTS score of 6.5 or TOEFL score of 600 (250 computer-based version) is required.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time EU: £9,000, Part-time EU: £4,500 per year
International students
Full-time Non EU: £14,500, Part-time Non EU: £7,250 per year

Scholarships and bursaries: The School offers a range of generous scholarships and bursaries to applicants for this course: UK/EU applicants - Computer Science Scholarships of £2,000, City University London Graduates Loyalty Bursary of £2,500, International Student Scholarships of £2,000, City University London Graduate Loyalty Discount, Other scholarships, bursaries and prizes.

Qualification and course duration


part time
28 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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