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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Paisley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    05-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Our course focuses on teaching the advanced topics of eHealth including:

  • Connected Health
  • Digital Health
  • Tele-Health
  • m-Health

You will develop your practical skills through a comprehensive understanding of fundamental knowledge and hands-on experience of Digital Health technologies within industry and academia.

Modules will focus on planning, analysing, developing, evaluating, deploying, and managing Digital Health systems/services for modern day organisations/businesses.

All modules are designed to respect the overarching themes of Digital Health, delivering research informed teaching in lectures, tutorials, and laboratory sessions; other modules will focus on academic, research and ethical practices within a professional environment.

In the course, unique and challenging modules are introduced, for example: Introduction to Digital Health; Mobile networks and smartphone applications; Data mining and visualisation.

Assessment

  • Exam: 5%
  • Practical: 15%
  • Coursework: 80%

Career Prospects

Jobs

Graduates are currently working in roles including Healthcare Application Developer, Connected Healthcare Consultant, Digital Healthcare and Data Analyst, to name a few.

Further Study

Successful completion of our course will prepare you for advanced research studies in related technology areas. If you so wish, you will have priority to study the MPhil/PhD degree courses. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 17,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    124th

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 27 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 151
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    8th

    6

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