Research course

Health Informatics and Multiprofessional Education

Institution
UCL - University College London · Centre for Health Informatics and Multiprofessional Education
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A relevant Master’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution is desirable.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Infection and population health Electronic health records and clinical knowledge management Clinical decision support Information law, governance, ethico-legal, security and privacy management of information Quality and governance of healthcare eHealth – adoption of new information and communication technologies by patients and clinicians Primary care and population health Clinical decision support eHealth – change inpatient and professional roles Health information and use of new technologies in health and health care

CHIME offers students a uniquely broad-based environment in which to carry out multidisciplinary postgraduate research. Building on a diverse range of clinical and non-clinical expertise drawn from across UCL, as well as many years of experience of delivering educational programmes, it provides a research and learning environment for problem-solving across disciplines.

Department specialisms

Infection and population health Electronic health records and clinical knowledge management Clinical decision support Information law, governance, ethico-legal, security and privacy management of information Quality and governance of healthcare eHealth – adoption of new information and communication technologies by patients and clinicians Primary care and population health Clinical decision support eHealth – change inpatient and professional roles Health information and use of new technologies in health and health care

Information for international students

See: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/international-students

Fees and funding

ESRC, MRC, MRC/ESRC, NIHR, Cancer Research UK, Diabetes UK, Wellcome Trust, National School of Primary Care and British Heart Foundation studentships have been secured in prior years. Prospective research students should contact academic departments and research groups to enquire about further funded opportunities.

Funding opportunities available for students taking research programmes are available at: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
60 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
60 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Ms Espy Rodrigues
Email
e.rodrigues@ucl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 3549 5300
Fax
020 7679 3001