Taught course

Global eHealth (Online Distance Learning)

Institution
University of Edinburgh · College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Qualifications
MScPGCertPGDipPGProfDev

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in the field of clinical and allied health sciences, informatics, health policy, psychology, allied health sciences or a relevant related subject.

All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This interdisciplinary programme introduces health informatics in the context of international health systems and global health challenges, supported by specialist courses covering areas such as public health informatics, telehealthcare and mHealth.

The term eHealth describes a diverse field concerned with the application of ICT to support the organisation and delivery of healthcare services and to enable citizens to manage their own health and wellness.

eHealth has become a priority area for the international healthcare sector and is attracting considerable global investment. This interdisciplinary programme introduces eHealth in the context of international health systems and global health challenges, supported by specialist courses covering areas such as public health informatics, telehealthcare and mHealth.

It is aimed at a wide audience, including health professionals, policymakers, NGOs, researchers, eHealth vendors and ICT practitioners. The programme is unique in addressing the topic from a truly international perspective, including a consideration of low and medium income economies.

Information for international students

To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,100
International students
£4,100

Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
36 months

PGCert

distance learning
12 months

PGDip

distance learning
24 months

PGProfDev

distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
global.ehealth@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 650 9236