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Health Informatics MSc Extended Masters

University of West London

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUN-21

  • Duration

    15 months

Course summary

Overview

The initiative to digitise health and genomics information has created a strong demand for medical informatics professionals. This course will provide you with the broad grounding you need for a range of careers as a health informatics or bioinformatics practitioner in the public and private sectors, within the UK or overseas.

We have designed this degree for graduates with analytical and inquisitive minds who want to work in professional roles that encompass computing and biology, medicine or healthcare. Your studies will help you to develop the Information Communications Technology (ICT) skills and knowledge required to support and improve health and healthcare delivery.

Course detail

This course has been structured with the modern healthcare sector in mind.
Through your studies, you will develop a professional outlook on the effective use of data, information, knowledge and technology in healthcare.

You will learn about the information systems used to manage healthcare, knowledge and data management and leadership and management competence. Your dissertation that will allow you to focus on an area of particular interest and apply your what you have learnt on the course.

Our experienced tutors will provide you with the high-quality teaching and the personal support you need to make the most of your university education.

As a student on this health informatics course you will also benefit from the partnerships that UWL’s School of Computing and Engineering has developed with companies such as Amazon. You will gain vital transferable skills that can be effectively used in healthcare and other industries. These include:

  • integration with big data
  • cloud computing
  • cyber security

Extended Masters option

If you have an undergraduate degree, but do not quite meet the entry criteria for this course, you may qualify for our Extended Masters. You will take two extra modules to prepare you for the course and you must study full time. We also provide English-language support if you need it. Once you complete these two modules, you can progress directly onto the regular Masters course.

Study & career progression

This course will prepare you for a wide range of careers within the public and private health sectors. You could work in:

  • clinical informatics
  • personalised Medicine
  • clinical bioinformatics
  • education and training
  • health records and patient administrators
  • information and communication technology
  • information management
  • libraries and knowledge management
  • project and programme management

On successful completion of this course you may also choose to pursue further study at MPhil and PhD level.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,975per 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 West London

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

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