Taught course

Health Informatics

Institution
Swansea University · Swansea University Medical School
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

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

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: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

part time
12 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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