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MSc/PGDip/PGCert Health Informatics (UCL/UoM Joint Award)
Our MSc in Health Informatics offers innovative and exciting training in a uniquely challenging and important field.

MSc/PGDip/PGCert Health Informatics (UCL/UoM Joint Award) / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Master of Science, PGDip, PGCert
Duration
1yr FT, 2-5yr PT
Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (minimum upper second class) or overseas equivalent in:

  • computer science
  • health services research
  • biological sciences
  • statistics
  • pharmacy
  • nursing
  • medicine.

Students who do not meet these requirements but have appropriate professional experience will also be considered.

Applications from candidates who don't meet usual admissions criteria are also reviewed by the Dean of Students at UCL.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
60
How to apply

To apply for a course you will need to complete and submit an online application form at UCL.

Please complete the online form here .

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc Y Y N N
PGDip Y Y N N

Course overview

Healthcare services around the world are being challenged to achieve an extraordinary transformation under extreme pressures, and digitisation is seen as an essential component for success.

National initiatives in the UK are addressing key informatics challenges such as:

  • patient-focused systems;
  • integration of systems;
  • using data to drive improvements.

You will learn about the different types of information systems and technologies that are used in healthcare, how they are commissioned, designed, implemented and introduced into use, and how the data that they are used to capture can drive improvements in care.

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MSc Health Informatics Joint Degree: UCL and University of Manchester

Open days

You can find out more about this course and what it is like to study on the programme by visiting UCL or The University of Manchester on a university open day .

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Ms Espy Rodrigues, Education Admin Lead
Telephone
+44 203 549 5300
Email
Website
https://www.ucl.ac.uk
School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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