Admission to this course is normally on the basis of UK Honours Degree Grade 2:2 or above or an equivalent qualification for overseas applicants. Undergraduates of any of the following cognate disciplines should consider applying for this course: Healthcare Professionals / Management / Technology Health Information / Data Management Medical / Clinical Records / Coding ICT and Computer / Health / Social / Sports Science Health Economics Nursing and Social Work / Care Business Administration / Management and Application Statistic Non-graduates are also welcome to apply. All applications are considered on individual merit, taking into account of 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. English language requirement: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component).
Months of entry
This programme is designed for healthcare professionals and those who want to increase their knowledge and skills in health informatics. Accredited by the UK Council for Health Informatics Professions (UKCHIP), the programme uses state-of-the-art technologies and has a strong focus on practical experience, and is strongly linked with National Health Service (NHS) organisations, other research institutes and industry within the Life Science sector in Wales, UK.
Modules typically include:
• Health Informatics in Context
• Communications and Coding
• Using Secondary Health Data
• Systems and technologies
• Knowledge Management
• Leadership in Project Management
• 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
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Tony Paget
- +44 (0)1792 602874