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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Digital Health arises from the intersection of health and care services, information technology and mobile technology, and encompasses digital products and systems that can monitor, analyse, educate and improve health and care (Deloitte 2015).

You'll learn about state-of-the-art devices (e.g. sensors, wearable’s, apps), systems (e.g. electronic health records, remote monitoring) and methods (e.g. co-design, machine learning and data analytics).

You'll also learn about health and care implementation and innovation and how to deliver real world digital health solutions in context and at scale.

Assessment

Taught modules are assessed using a combination of individual projects, group projects and final exams. The project is assessed on the quality of the project report (i.e. Master thesis). An overall minimum of 50% across all assessed classes and report is required in order to be awarded the Master in Digital Health Systems.

Careers

Digital health is the fastest growing economic sector worldwide. It is creating jobs twice as fast as any other economic sector in Scotland and globally (Financial Times 2018).

Graduates from this MSc will be able to work in the hugely important and fast growing field of digital health and be in a position to transform the delivery of health and care as it rapidly develops in the future.

Graduates will enjoy a broad range of exciting career opportunities from a wide range of employers. An IT professional is one of the fastest growing professions within health and care organisations. Private and public health and care services world-wide are also expanding their digital health workforce and hardware and software companies are all seeking expertise in the health and wellness sector.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,950per year

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

University information

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University of Strathclyde

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G1 1XQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 110 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    186 78%

    10th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    48th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    23rd

    8

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