Taught course

Medical Science (Health Informatics)

National University of Ireland Galway · Department of General Practice

Entry requirements

Successful applicants will normally hold a primary degree in healthcare, medicine, or equivalent qualification, at Second Class Honours, Grade 1 level or above, in a relevant subject are. Competence in English language equivalent to IELTS 6.5. Masters applicants must in addition to these requirements have successfully completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Science (Health Informatics) or a comparable award deemed by the School of Medicine to satisfy these requirements.

Months of entry

September, October

Course content

The postgraduate diploma is the advanced level of a revised approach to achieve a Master degree in Medical Science (revised Master of Medical Science programme). The postgraduate diploma for all health professionals to achieve knowledge and skills in how to search the Internet, retrieve and critically appraise scientific literature regarding researchable clinical questions related to a topic of your own special scientific interest.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Thomas Kropmans
+353 91 495478