Research course

Health Informatics

Institution
Swansea University · Swansea University Medical School
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

Admission to this course is normally on the basis of UK Honours Degree Grade 2:1 or above or an equivalent qualification for overseas applicants.

Graduates of any of the following cognate disciplines who have health informatics experience should consider applying for this course:

  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Health Information / Data Management
  • Medical / Clinical Records / Coding
  • ICT and Computer in Health / Social care / Sports Science
  • Health Economics
  • Nursing and Social Work / Care
  • Business Administration and Management in Health Care

Non-graduates are also welcome to apply. All applications are considered on individual merit, taking into account any relevant work experience. Should you have qualifications below the required minimum or lack a suitable first degree, please feel encouraged to submit an application if you have at least two years of experience in health informatics or related fields.

Applicants who are not first-language English speakers must provide one of the following qualifications: IELTS Academic: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each part).

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

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The developing discipline of health informatics is becoming an increasingly important component of health provision in the 21st Century. This programme builds on the successful MSc in Health Informatics which has been running at Swansea University since 2001.

Modules on this programme typically include:

  • Critical Appraisal and Evaluation

Any one existing health informatics module relating to the chosen topic:

  • Undertaking health informatics research

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Tony Paget
Email
a.m.paget@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 602874