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.
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); TOEFL IBT: 93 (20 in each part); Pearson PTE Academic: 62 (51 in communicative skill); Cambridge CPE: Grade C; Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia: Grade 6 or above.
Months of entry
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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 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
• Health InformationResearch
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
Further details of qualification
Modules are studied from October to June and dissertations submitted on 15th October of the same year. Part-time students will study over two years and dissertations are submitted by 15th October of the third year.
Course contact details
- Tony Paget
- +44 (0)1792 602874