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Informatics for Healthcare Sytems short course at The University of Manchester
Informatics for Healthcare Systems: Improving Skills for Patient Driven Healthcare
Explore the role of informatics in managing healthcare systems through our own research-driven examples and case studies.

Informatics for Healthcare Systems: Improving Skills for Patient Driven Healthcare / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Short Course: 30 PGT credits
6 months
Entry requirements

We require an undergraduate degree (minimum Lower Second) or extensive high-level work-related experience.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

We recommend you apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment, as places can fill quickly. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
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Course overview

  • Learn the key skills required by the next generation of health informatics and allied professionals to develop and manage healthcare systems in a changing health economy.
  • Explore the role of informatics in managing healthcare systems, with an emphasis on current issues and future innovations and trends.
  • Benefit from the expertise of the University's School of Computer Science, the North West Informatics Skills Development Network, and clinicians and other members of the NHS and industry.


Fees for entry in the academic year beginning September 2018 are yet to be confirmed and will be published here shortly.

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0)161 275 1798
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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